Definition of neddy in English:

neddy

noun

informal
  • 1British A child's word for a donkey.

  • 2Australian A horse, especially a racehorse.

    • ‘With racing's spring carnivals underway all over Australia, the trainers, the jockeys, the strappers and the owners and of course the horses, the neddies themselves, are all at full stride.’
    • ‘Things like knowing which neddies not to back at the Roebourne Cup by asking the trainer with the syringe.’

Origin

Mid 16th century: diminutive of Ned, pet form of the given name Edward.

Pronunciation:

neddy

/ˈnɛdi/