Definition of Fiddleys
1. fiddley [n] - See also: fiddley
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fiddleys
Literary usage of Fiddleys
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Rudder by Thomas Fleming Day (1912)
"Steamship men grasped this knowledge long ago ; in consequence, the high amidship bridges and fiddleys. In sailing craft there are reasons why the midships ..."
2. Annual Report of ... Mayor of Philadelphia: Containing the Reports of the by Philadelphia (Pa.). Mayor (1908)
"There were considerable new connections made to the air pump, trimming tanks, ballast pumps, bilge suctions; steam jets were placed in each stack, fiddleys ..."
3. Where the Blue Begins by Christopher Morley (1922)
"Through the fiddleys on the boat deck came a hot oily breath and the steady drumming of her burning heart. ..."
4. Outposts of the Fleet: Stories of the Merchant Service in War and Peace by Edward Noble (1917)
"Falling here in a halo of steam, there hissing on the hot fiddleys ; here cold on the tanned faces of the watch and everywhere pattering with the note of ..."