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caddy, caddie

Caddy and caddie both refer to the person who assists a golfer and the box in which tea is kept.

  • Robin hired a new caddy (or caddie) for her championship game.
  • Alex keeps his tea leaves in an antique caddy (or caddie).

A device for holding or carrying articles is most often written caddy, or sometimes caddie.

  • A drinks caddy or remote-control caddy is a thoughtful gift for television viewers.

The plural of both terms is caddies.

  • The association provides caddies with certification after successful completion of a three-day course.