Definition of Padle
1. a hoe [n -S]
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Literary usage of Padle
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1. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
""Well, Maggie, I'll bid you fair: I'll bid you a shilling for the fluke and the cock-padle, or sixpence separately; and if all your fish are as well paid, ..."
2. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"Encc. padle, PADDLE, s. The Lump-fish, Frith of Forth, Shell. ... Lump-fish; Lump-sucker; padle.—The male (called by our fishermen Cock-pa- die), ..."
3. The Antiquary by Walter Scott (1878)
"she said, or rather screamed, to Oldbuck; "caller haddocks and whitings—a bannock-fluke and a cock-padle." "How much for the bannock-fluke and cock-padle? ..."
4. The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His Last by Walter Scott (1833)
""How much for the bannock-fluke and cock- padle I" demanded the Antiquary- ... I'll hid you fair—I'll bid you a shilling for the fluke and the cock-padle, ..."
5. The novels of sir Walter Scott, with all his introductions and notes by Walter Scott (1846)
"she said, or rather screamed, to Oldbuck; " caller haddocks and whitings — a bannock-fluke and a cock-padle." " How much for the bannock-fluke and cock- ..."
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