Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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FIDDACK, n. Also fiddi(c)k, fuddik; fiddek, fe(i)dek, fodek (Jak.). A wooden bucket (Sh. 1866 Edm. Gl.; Sh.10 1951); a keg. [′fɪdək, ′fʌd-] Sh. 1891  J. Burgess Rasmie's Büddie 42:
Bitt aa we ken Frae clever men 'S a drap itill a fuddik.
Sh. 1924  J. Hunter Sketches 107:
He broched da gin, ran aff a peerie fiddick fu'.
Sh. 1949  New Shetlander No. 14. 22:
The kig, or small barrel, used for holding blaand (thin sour buttermilk), or water, was da fiddick.

[A dim. deriv. from Norw. fat, Dan. fad, O.N. fat, pail, keg.]

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