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Chick-a-biddy (A)

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A child’s name for a young chicken, and a mother’s word of endearment to her young child. “Biddy” is merely the call of a child, bid-bid-bid-bid to a chicken.

Do you, sweet Rob? Do you truly, chickabiddy?”—Dickens: Dombey and Son.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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