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kiddhoge

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Irish cuideog.

NounEdit

kiddhoge (plural kiddhoges)

  1. (Ireland) Any cloth worn over the head or shoulders as a shawl, blindfold, etc.
    • 1931, Carleton's Country, page 55:
      The girls had been out to the oat-stacks, each with a kiddhoge (cloth) over her eyes to pull out a stalk and see when she'd be getting married.
    • 2005, Michael C. White, The Garden of Martyrs (ISBN 0312322097), page 142:
      In the back of the meetinghouse, on the same side as the defense, sat an old woman with a black kiddhoge over her head and a young woman holding a baby wrapped in a blanket.