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 for howdy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Howdy \How"dy\, n. [Scot., also houdy- wife. Of uncertain
     origin; cf. OSw. jordgumma; or perh. fr. E. how d'ye.]
     A midwife. [Prov. Eng.]
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an expression of greeting; "every morning they exchanged
           polite hellos" [syn: hello, hullo, hi, howdy, how-

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