Definition of Tiddley

1. an alcoholic drink [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tiddley

tidalite
tidalites
tidally
tidally locked
tidbit
tidbits
tiddier
tiddies
tiddiest
tiddle
tiddled
tiddledywinks
tiddler
tiddlers
tiddles
tiddley (current term)
tiddleys
tiddlier
tiddlies
tiddliest
tiddling
tiddly
tiddlywink
tiddlywinks
tiddy
tide
tide-rode
tide day
tide dial
tide gate

Literary usage of Tiddley

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1. Albert Chevalier: A Record by Himself by Albert Chevalier, Brian Daly (1895)
"... tiddley um, tiddley um, ti tay), "Tis then that everyone pines, (tiddley um, tiddley um, tiddley um, ti tay). • " ' (Pause for attitude) " ' Then ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1894)
"Tiddly' or ' tiddley,' meaning ' a drink,' has passed into modern slang: witness the London street-song,' Come and have a tiddley round the corner. ..."

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

4. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1879)
"In most Pantomimes the music, consisting of what sounds like—scrape, scrape, scrape, scrape, tiddley- ..."

5. The Night Side of London by Robert Machray (1902)
"Hai, tiddley, ai ! tiddley, ai ! tai, tai ! With the shutting of the public-houses the motley crowd takes up its miscellanea of sacks, bags, pots, pans, ..."

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