Definition of Tiddle

1. to potter [v TIDDLED, TIDDLING, TIDDLES] - See also: potter



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tiddle

tidal volume
tidal volumes
tidal waters
tidal wave
tidal waves
tidal zone
tidalite
tidalites
tidally
tidally locked
tidbit
tidbits
tiddier
tiddies
tiddiest
tiddle (current term)
tiddled
tiddledywinks
tiddler
tiddlers
tiddles
tiddley
tiddleys
tiddlier
tiddlies
tiddliest
tiddling
tiddly
tiddlywink
tiddlywinks

Literary usage of Tiddle

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1. The Wit and Humor of America by Marshall Pinckney Wilder (1911)
""tiddle-IDDLE-IDDLE-IDDLE-BUM! BUM!" BY WILBUR D. NESBIT When our town band gets on the square On concert night you'll find me there. ..."

2. A Warwickshire Word-book: Comprising Obsolescent and Dialect Words by G. F. Northall (1896)
"meaning ' a drink,' has passed into modern slang : witness the London street-song, ' Come and have a tiddley round the corner.' Cf. tiddle, vn Tiddy, ..."

3. The American Hoyle: Or, Gentleman's Hand-book of Games, Containing All the by William Brisbane Dick (1894)
"tiddle-A-WINK. This game may be played by six or ... The game then proceeds in the ordinary way, and he who plays out first cries tiddle-a-wink, having won. ..."

4. It is Never Too Late to Mend: A Matter-of-fact Romance by Charles Reade (1869)
"Then ri tiddle tiddle tiddle tiddle tiddle tiddle tiddle ! playing a thing like a fiddle with wires ; then " off we go " again, and bow ! wow ! wow! jug ..."

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