Definition of rue-raddy in English:

rue-raddy

(also row-raddy, row-raddie, rue-raddie)

noun

historical
  • A belt or rope, or a rude harness made of these, passed over the shoulder for the purpose of dragging something along.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William Parker Snow (1817–1895), mariner and explorer. Origin unknown.

Pronunciation

rue-raddy

/ˈruːˌradi/