Pronunciation: (kud'ē),[key] —n., —pl.-dies. 1. Naut. a. a small room, cabin, or enclosed space at the bow or stern of a boat, esp. one under the poop.
b. a galley or pantry in a small boat.
c. a small locker in an open boat, esp. one at the bow.
d. (on a fishing boat) a platform on which a net is coiled when not in use.
2. a small room, cupboard, or closet.
Pronunciation: (kud'ē, kood'ē),[key] —n., —pl.-dies.Chiefly Scot. 1. a donkey.
2. a stupid person.