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v. i.
A small gate in sluices or lock gates to admit or let off water; -- also called clough.
v. i.
A paddle-shaped foot, as of the sea turtle.
v. i.
A paddle-shaped implement for string or mixing.
v. i.
See Paddle staff (b), below.
n.
The lumpfish.
n.
A large ganoid fish (Polyodon spathula) found in the rivers of the Mississippi Valley. It has a long spatula-shaped snout. Called also duck-billed cat, and spoonbill sturgeon.
n.
One who, or that which, paddles.
n.
The light elastic wood of the Aspidosperma excelsum, a tree of Guiana having a fluted trunk readily split into planks.
n.
A toad or frog.
n.
A small inclosure or park for sporting.
n.
A small inclosure for pasture; esp., one adjoining a stable.
a.
Low; mean; boorish; vagabond.
pl.
of Paddy
n.
A jocose or contemptuous name for an Irishman.
n.
Unhusked rice; -- commonly so called in the East Indies.
n.
A plant with pedately lobed leaves; the lady's mantle.
n.
A large cup or deep saucer, containing fatty matter in which a wick is placed, -- used for public illuminations, as at St. Peter's, in Rome. Called also padelle.
n.
See Wallaby.
n.
See Paduasoy.
n.
The barn owl; -- called also pudge, and pudge owl.

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