Definition of Taradiddles

1. taradiddle [n] - See also: taradiddle



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Taradiddles

tar boil
tar camphor
tar paper
tar papers
tar pit
tar sand
tar sands
tar with the same brush
tara
tara vine
tarabish
taradiddle
taradiddles (current term)
tarahumara frog
tarakihi
tarakihis
tarama
taramas
taramasalata
taramellite
taramite
taramosalata
taranabant
taranakite
tarand
tarands
taranis

Literary usage of Taradiddles

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1. The Bookmart (1890)
"and George du Maurier a fullpage humorous drawing entitled 'social taradiddles. ' The poetry is excellent, and the Editorial Departments are, ..."

2. Original Plays by William Schwenck Gilbert (1908)
"I will tell taradiddles I All. He'll tell taradiddles when he's a bad bart. Hub. But until that takes place I must be conscientious— Alt. He'll be ..."

3. The Real Shelley: New Views of the Poet's Life by John Cordy Jeaffreson (1885)
"Biographers, who smile at the Shelleyan girls for putting faith in their brother's taradiddles about the Big Tortoise, are firm believers in his ..."

4. Belgravia by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1877)
"These little taradiddles of yours will doubtless go down to your employers' account. Still, you see, they are taradiddles. To show you it's not the boot, ..."

5. Belgravia by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1877)
"These little taradiddles of yours will doubtless go down to your employers' account. Still, you see, they are taradiddles. To show you it's not the boot, ..."

6. Index to Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends by Mary Huse Eastman (1915)
"Golden porch. (Favorite of the gods.) Taper Tom. See Hans, who made the princess laugh. Tar-baby. See Wonderful tar-baby story. taradiddles, Tale of. ..."

7. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1888)
"... have this charge against you That your remarks are disingenuous riddles, In fact, that you are telling taradiddles ! 0 Memory, mend of philosophic age ! ..."

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