Quoddy definitions

(US, dialectal, very rare) Herring, especially if caught and cured (smoked) near any of the various northeastern American places named Quoddy or Passamquoddy.
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Origin of quoddy

From the placenames, which are named for the tribe; the tribe's name is an Anglicization of their autonym, and the word is thus ultimately from Malecite-Passamaquoddy.