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Paddy has these meanings:-

  • A paddy field, a field for cultivating rice or other semi-aquatic crops.
  • Paddy, a common nickname used in Ireland for the given name Patrick. It is sometimes used as a slang term in British English for an Irish person, although its use as slang is now considered offensive or contemptuous by Irish people. See also Terms of disparagement.
  • Paddy Whiskey, a brand of Old Irish Whiskey manufactured by The Cork Distilleries Co. since 1779.
  • Paddywagon
  • In Star Wars, it is a nickname for the apprentice Jedi rank, Padawan.
  • A British slang word for when a person gets extremely angry, or has a fit.

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