Definition of Guddle

1. Verb. To catch fish with the hands, especially by groping under stones or at the banks of a stream. ¹



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Definition of Guddle

1. to catch fish by hand [v GUDDLED, GUDDLING, GUDDLES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Guddle

gubernaculum dentis
gubernance
gubernation
gubernative
gubernatorial
gubernatorially
gubmint
gubs
guck
guckier
guckiest
gucks
gucky
gud
guddle (current term)
guddled
guddles
guddling
gude
gudeman
gudemen
gudes
gudesire
gudesires
gudewife
gudewives
gudgeon
gudgeon pin
gudgeoned

Literary usage of Guddle

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1. The Book Lover: A Magazine of Book Lore (1900)
"But then guddle & Simm are more likely to be interested in the subject than ... So the professor packed up his manuscript and dispatched it to guddle & Simm ..."

2. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"To guddle, vn To be engaged in work of this description, ibid. To guddle, «. a. To catch fish with the hands, by groping under the stones or banks of a ..."

3. Noctes Ambrosianæ by John Wilson, Robert Shelton Mackenzie, James Hogg (1863)
"He cou'dna guddle wi' Bandy Jock ony mair than lowp wi' Watty o' the Pen, the Flyin' Tailor o' Ettrick. North (laying down his knife and fork). ..."

4. Noctes Ambrosianæ by John Wilson, Robert Shelton Mackenzie, James Hogg, William Maginn, John Gibson Lockhart (1866)
"He cou'dna guddle wi' Bandy Jock ony mair than lowp wi' Watty o' the Pen, the Flyin' Tailor o' Ettrick. North (laying dawn his knife and fork). ..."

5. Angling Reminiscences: Of the Rivers and Lochs of Scotland by Thomas Tod Stoddart (1887)
"Mr. guddle was a round, squat, bolus-bellied man, with short, thick stumps, and a most brotherly pair of knees ;—his phiz was turnip-shaped, and of a pewter ..."

6. A Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are Explained in by John Jamieson (1867)
"To guddle, rn To be engaged in work of this description, ibid. To guddle, va To catch fish with the hands, by groping under the stones or banks ot a stream, ..."

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