Definition of Faddles
1. Verb. (third-person singular of faddle) ¹
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Definition of Faddles
1. faddle [v] - See also: faddle
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Faddles
Literary usage of Faddles
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Modern Reports; Or, Select Cases Adjudged in the Courts of King's Bench ...by Great Britain Courts, Thomas Leach by Great Britain Courts, Thomas Leach (1794)
"The defendant made on.and the other fome twenty faddles in imitation of the pattern,but covered the feat ..."
2. The New annual register, or General repository of history, politics, and by Andrew Kippis (1795)
"Some, but comparatively not many, ufe peaked faddles ; that ii to fay, ... faddles, but in general a ..."
3. The Sportsman's Dictionary: Or The Gentleman's Companion: for Town and ...Sports (1800)
"There are various kinds of faddles ; as the hunting-laddie, ... There aie lèverai forts oí faddles in ule, viz. i. The running faddle j which is a ..."
4. The Repertory of Patent Inventions: And Other Discoveries and Improvements (1802)
"... of the faddles, and other gear and appendages hitherto made or manufactured, ... follows that faddles and cruppers are either girthed too tight, ..."
5. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1811)
"... were fent from the King's fiables, all of them magnificently equipped, with grooms to attend them ; many of the faddles and bridles were ..."
6. The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies by Bryan Edwards (1793)
"150 acres, yielding 750 Ibs. per £. sd acre, 112500 Ibs. at£.4 — 4500 — —• Deduct annual charges, as before — — 595 Sacks and faddles — 80 Repairs of mills, ..."
7. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1876)
"[Away with these paltering Fiddle-faddles!^ " WHEN you have measured the forces of both parties, weighed every circumstance of advantage, considered the ..."