Definition of Quiddling

1. Verb. (present participle of quiddle) ¹



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Definition of Quiddling

1. quiddle [v] - See also: quiddle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quiddling

quiddanies
quiddany
quiddative
quidded
quidding
quiddit
quidditative
quiddities
quiddits
quiddity
quiddle
quiddled
quiddler
quiddlers
quiddles
quiddling (current term)
quidlet
quidlets
quidnunc
quidnuncery
quidnuncs
quids
quids in
quiesce
quiesced
quiescence
quiescences
quiescency
quiescent
quiescent stem cell

Literary usage of Quiddling

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1. Autumn Leaves by Samuel Jackson Gardner (1865)
"quiddling. j|E once knew a gentleman whose favorite interrogatory phrase was, ... If " Procrastination is the thief of Time," quiddling is its assassin. ..."

2. Shakspere and His Forerunners: Studies in Elizabethan Poetry and Its by Sidney Lanier (1902)
"The melody, or tune, which was usually put in the tenor as the basis of one of these quiddling compositions, was simple, and came to be called " plain song ..."

3. Shakspere and His Forerunners: Studies in Elizabethan Poetry and Its by Sidney Lanier, Henry Wysham Lanier (1908)
"The melody, or tune, which was usually put in the tenor as the basis of one of these quiddling compositions, was simple, and came to be called " plain song ..."

4. Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded by John Russell Bartlett (1877)
"Unsteady; uncertain; mincing, as a " quiddling gait." Quilling. A piece of reed, on which weavers wind the thread which forms the woof of cloth, ..."

5. Works of Fisher Ames by Fisher Ames (1854)
"Besides, I am inclined to believe, that there is in every popular assembly a strong resemblance of character—the same refining, quiddling scepticism. ..."

6. The Will to Believe: And Other Essays in Popular Philosophy by William James (1896)
"To a mind that has thus made its salto mortals, the minute work over insignificant cases and quiddling discussion of' evidential values,' of which the ..."

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