Definition of Kiddier

1. n. A huckster; a cadger.



Definition of Kiddier

1. Noun. (obsolete) A huckster; a cadger. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kiddier

1. a forestaller [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kiddier

kiddcreekite
kidded
kidder
kidderminsters
kidders
kiddhoge
kiddie
kiddie car
kiddie cocktail
kiddie cocktails
kiddie fiddler
kiddie fiddlers
kiddie flick
kiddied
kiddier (current term)
kiddiers
kiddies
kiddin'
kidding
kidding aside
kiddingly
kiddish
kiddle
kiddles
kiddo
kiddoes
kiddos
kiddow
kiddows

Literary usage of Kiddier

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1. Suffolk Words and Phrases: Or, An Attempt to Collect the Lingual Localisms by Edward Moor (1823)
"In Scotland " Crane is a barrel of hen-ings." J. KIDDER. See kiddier. ... Kid- ger, or kiddier. These cages or frames were made of wicker or rushes (easily ..."

2. The Vocabulary of East Anglia: An Attempt to Record the Vulgar Tongue of the by Robert Forby (1830)
"kiddier, KIDGER, s. one who buys up fowls, eggs, pork, &c. at farm-houses, or rears them himself, and carries them to market. He is the same person with ..."

3. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"... a hod or basket for carrying on the back. Boh. koss, a basket, anything made of wicker. kiddier.—Cadger. A packman or travelling huxter. ..."

4. The Gaelic Etymology of the Languages of Western Europe and More Especially by Charles Mackay (1877)
"Ceud, first; ie a firstborn child, afterwards, when the original meaning was lost, applied to children generally. kiddier.— A cadger, a pedlar, a travelling ..."

5. Publications by English Dialect Society (1896)
"kiddier, Kidger. One who buys up fowls, eggs, pork, &c., at farmhouses, or rears them himself, and carries them to market. He is the same person with Ray's ..."

6. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1850)
"kiddier. A huckster. East. KIDDLE. (1) A dam or open wear in a river, with a loop or narrow cut in it, accommodated for the laying of engines to catch fish. ..."

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