Definition of Padda
1. Noun. A genus of Ploceidae.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Ploceidae, Ploceidae
Member holonyms: Java Finch, Java Sparrow, Padda Oryzivora, Ricebird
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Padda
Literary usage of Padda
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Scottish Songs by Robert Chambers (1829)
"quo' the daughter, ' wad I put a filthy padda to bed ? ... And sac she pat the padda to his bed. Then out he sang again (for the padda ..."
2. To the Hebrews by George Wesley Buchanan (1910)
"What do you think of that, padda?" He pulled the seal's whiskers till it threw ... 'Then Meon began to tease Eddi: "padda says, if Eddi saw his Archbishop ..."
3. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1890)
"When the lassie cam' to the well, she fand it dry; but there was a padda [ie, ... The lassie didna like the padda, but she was fain to say she wad tak' him, ..."