Definition of Coddling

1. Verb. (present participle of coddle) ¹



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Definition of Coddling

1. coddle [v] - See also: coddle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coddling

codabilities
codability
codable
codalike
codas
codded
codder
codders
codding
coddle
coddled
coddled egg
coddler
coddlers
coddles
coddling (current term)
code
code-behind
code-switching
code block
code enforcement
code face
code flag
code monkey
code name
code names
code of behavior
code of conduct
code of practice

Literary usage of Coddling

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1. Memoirs of a Social Atom by William Edwin Adams (1903)
"CHAPTER XII coddling AND CULTURE ALL the old reformers fought hard for education —the ... There has been coddling as well as culture. But coddling is not ..."

2. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by James Boswell (1901)
"... coddling " Children—Population of Russia—Large Farms—Attack ment to soil—Roman Catholic Religion—Conversion to Popery—Fear of ..."

3. Religion and Drink by Edmund Atwill Wasson (1914)
"... AND coddling THE theory of moral prophylaxis issuing in the indiscriminate ban on drink is in sharp contrast with that of the Gospel. ..."

4. Five Minute Talks: 2d Series by Clinton Locke (1904)
"CHIS talk is to be about coddling one's self, physically, mentally, morally. Like any healthy man, I have great difficulty in keeping up any respect for men ..."

5. Nature Study in Elementary Schools: Second Reader : Myths, Stories, Poems by Lucy Langdon Williams Wilson (1902)
"... THE coddling MOTH WHO has not seen " a wormy apple " ? We all know that a " naughty old worm" did it. But what do we know about this worm that is not a ..."

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