Definition of Fiddleys

1. fiddley [n] - See also: fiddley



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fiddleys

fiddleleafs
fiddleneck
fiddler
fiddler crab
fiddler crabs
fiddlers
fiddles
fiddles with
fiddlestick
fiddlesticks
fiddlestring
fiddlestrings
fiddlewood
fiddlewoods
fiddley
fiddleys (current term)
fiddlier
fiddliest
fiddliness
fiddling
fiddling with
fiddlings
fiddly
fiddy
fide
fided
fideicommissa
fideicommissum
fideism
fideisms

Literary usage of Fiddleys

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1. Rudder by Thomas Fleming Day (1912)
"Steamship men grasped this knowledge long ago ; in consequence, the high amidship bridges and fiddleys. In sailing craft there are reasons why the midships ..."

2. Annual Report of ... Mayor of Philadelphia: Containing the Reports of the by Philadelphia (Pa.). Mayor (1908)
"There were considerable new connections made to the air pump, trimming tanks, ballast pumps, bilge suctions; steam jets were placed in each stack, fiddleys ..."

3. Where the Blue Begins by Christopher Morley (1922)
"Through the fiddleys on the boat deck came a hot oily breath and the steady drumming of her burning heart. ..."

4. Outposts of the Fleet: Stories of the Merchant Service in War and Peace by Edward Noble (1917)
"Falling here in a halo of steam, there hissing on the hot fiddleys ; here cold on the tanned faces of the watch and everywhere pattering with the note of ..."

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