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dude

  

      n  
Informal  
1      (Western U.S. and Canadian)   a city dweller, esp. one holidaying on a ranch  
2      (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   a dandy  
3      (U.S. and Canadian)   a person: often used to any male in direct address  
     (C19: of unknown origin)  
  dudish      adj  
  dudishly      adv  


dude ranch  
      n     (U.S. and Canadian)   a ranch used as a holiday resort offering activities such as riding and camping  
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dude ranch, dud, dudeen, due

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