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Originally, 'dude' referred to the hair at the base of a horse's tail. In the late 1800's, horse ranches became known as "dude ranches". And therefore, the men who worked on a "dude ranch" became known as "dudes".
Tell that dude over there to get my stallion saddled-up.
by DarkLotus August 31, 2005