how|dy

how|dy1 «HOW dee, HOH-», noun, plural -dies.
Scottish. a midwife.
[origin unknown]
how|dy2 «HOW dee», interjection, noun, plural -dies.
Dialect. how do you do.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • how — I. adverb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English hū; akin to Old High German hwuo how, Old English hwā who more at who Date: before 12th century 1. a. in what manner or way b. for what reason ; why c. with what meaning ; to w …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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