daddle

 to walk unsteadily like a child ; to waddle. N.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • Daddle — Dad dle (d[a^]d d l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Daddled}, p. pr. & vb. n. {Daddling}.] [Prob. freq. of dade.] To toddle; to walk unsteadily, like a child or an old man; hence, to do anything slowly or feebly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • daddle — verb a) To walk unsteadily; totter; dawdle I had to wait an hour at the station for the coming of his train. It was passed pleasantly in reading, The Victory Won, an interesting narrative of the salvation of a sceptical physician. When uncle… …   Wiktionary

  • daddle — dad·dle …   English syllables

  • DADDLE — …   Useful english dictionary

  • diddle-daddle — verb To dilly dally …   Wiktionary

  • diddle-daddle — did·dle dad·dle …   English syllables

  • diddle-daddle — I. |didəl|dadəl noun ( s) Etymology: origin unknown : fussing, trifling, fiddle faddle II. intransitive verb (diddle daddled ; diddle daddled ; diddle daddling ad(ə)liŋ ; diddle daddles) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Daddled — Daddle Dad dle (d[a^]d d l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Daddled}, p. pr. & vb. n. {Daddling}.] [Prob. freq. of dade.] To toddle; to walk unsteadily, like a child or an old man; hence, to do anything slowly or feebly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Daddling — Daddle Dad dle (d[a^]d d l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Daddled}, p. pr. & vb. n. {Daddling}.] [Prob. freq. of dade.] To toddle; to walk unsteadily, like a child or an old man; hence, to do anything slowly or feebly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Derby Ram (song) — The Derby Ram or As I was Going to Derby is a traditional comic English folk song (Roud #126) that tells the story of a ram of gargantuan proportions and the difficulties involved in butchering and otherwise processing its… …   Wikipedia


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