lundy

n
British
a collaborator, traitor.
A Northern Irish term derived from the name of the gov-ernor of Londonderry in the 18th cen-tury, Lieutenant Colonel Robert Lundy, who was suspected of Catholic sympa-thies by the Protestant community.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • Lundy — This long established surname is of Old Scandinavian origin, and is either a topographical name from residence in or by a grove, deriving from the Old Norse lundr , grove, or a locational name from any of the various places named with this word,… …   Surnames reference

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