Definition of Daddling

1. Verb. (present participle of daddle) ¹



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Definition of Daddling

1. daddle [v] - See also: daddle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Daddling

dadaism
dadaisms
dadaist
dadaistic
dadaistically
dadaists
dadas
dadded
daddie
daddies
dadding
daddio
daddle
daddled
daddles
daddling (current term)
daddock
daddocks
daddy
daddy-long-legs
daddy-longlegs
daddy-o
daddy long-legs spider
daddy longlegs
daddyhood
daddyish
dadgum
dadgummit
dadlike
dado

Literary usage of Daddling

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1. Transactions by Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire (1879)
"... made of leather + Spit Boots—Heavy leathern gaiters with flaps over shoes fastened with iron clasps. t daddling Strings—Nursing or leading strings. ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1875)
"DIDDLE ! [diid-1!], infer/. Call for young ducks. DIDDLE [dud-1], vi To make water (said to and by children). DIDDLE-daddling [dud'l-dad'leen]. ..."

3. The Life and Letters of Gilbert White of Selborne by Rashleigh Holt-White (1901)
"You cannot imagine the pleasure you would take in daddling and nursing it, and in the speeches that would be made you on its being so promising, ..."

4. Heroes of the Argonne: An Authentic History of the Thirty-fifth Division by Charles B. Hoyt (1919)
"He thought our nation was a note-writing, back-sliding, diddle-daddling, afraid-to-fight affair, and that each Yank represented wholesomely and faithfully ..."

5. The West Somerset Word-book: A Glossary of Dialectal and Archaic Words and by Frederick Thomas Elworthy (1886)
"inter/. Call for young ducks. DIDDLE [dud'l], vi To make water (said to and by children). DIDDLE-DADDLE [diid'l-dad'l]. and adj' DIDDLE-daddling ..."

6. The Bailey Controversy in Texas: With Lessons from the Political Life-story by William Alexander Cocke (1908)
"Now members of the committee assert that the president of the subsidiary trust company is "daddling" and "playing horse" with the Texas Legislature. ..."

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