- act as a caddie and carry clubs for a person
- an attendant which carries the golf clubs for a person
- A Scotch errand boy, porter, or messenger.
1630s, Scottish form of French cadet (see cadet). Originally "person which works errands;" concept of "golfer's assistant" is 1851. A letter from Edinburgh c.1730 describes the city's considerable and semi-organized "Cawdys, an extremely of good use Black-Guard, which attend ... publick Places going at Errands; and although they have been Wretches, that in Rags lye upon the Stairs plus in the Streets during the night, however are they frequently significantly reliable .... This Corps has a type of Captain ... presiding over them, who they call the Constable associated with Cawdys."
the one who carries a golfer's groups round the program. She or he could also, upon demand, assist with club choice, training course information eg yardages, and help read vegetables. (recreation: Golf)
- caddie [golf]
- caddy [golf]
(shopping) cart [Am.]
- (shopping) trolley [Br.]