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, caddy
Golf an attendant who carries clubs, etc., for a player
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(computer science)
In certain types of disk drives, a plastic tray in which a CD-ROM disk is placed before loading.
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A plastic container that holds a CD or DVD disc for added protection. The bare disc is placed in the caddy, and the caddy is inserted into the drive. A caddy is not a jewel case. A jewel case protects the disc for transportation. A caddy protects the disc while reading and writing. See HDD cradle.

Caddy Load
Earlier drives always used a caddy. Today, some drives still require one for added protection.

DVD-RAMs use a Caddy
For writing, DVD-RAM drives require the disk to be placed into a caddy. The drives support both caddy and caddyless media, and for reading, the bare disks can be used. (Image courtesy of Panasonic Industrial Company.)
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And Scotland's historic links to the game are described as a "benefit" by lifelong caddy Gordon Rorison, who works at Pebble Beach course in California.
Having said that, if my caddy Henry does something wrong, I'll tell him just like I'd have a go at myself.
On April 28, Mr Caddy and Ms Williams attended Chepstow Races together and had been drinking during the day.
The 'Ek Initiative Caddy Match' is a charity match aimed at celebrating the talents of these young men and also bringing recognition and respect to those who are considered the backbone of any great golfer.
But Crenshaw instead arranged for long-time caddy Carl Jackson to help him.
The first one was that my caddy had been contaminated by pins, it hadn't as the only thing that goes into my caddy is the Journal newspaper.
Prices for the short wheelbase Caddy Life with 2.0-litre TDI 102ps Euro 6 engine, start from PS15,600, excluding VAT.
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Compact yet impressively spacious, the Volkswagen Caddy remains the market leader in the small van segment in the UK.
CADDY spoons, whether silver or electroplate, make a charming collection that doesn't take up much space and need not cost the earth - they can be had from a few pounds apiece to several thousand.