Definition of Kiddle

1. n. A kind of basketwork wear in a river, for catching fish.



Definition of Kiddle

1. Noun. A kind of fishweir resembling a wattle or fence. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kiddle

1. a stake fence for catching fish [n -S]

Medical Definition of Kiddle

1. A kind of basketwork wear in a river, for catching fish. [Improperly spelled kittle. Origin: Cf. LL.kidellus, Armor. Kiael. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kiddle

kiddie cocktail
kiddie cocktails
kiddie fiddler
kiddie fiddlers
kiddie flick
kiddied
kiddier
kiddiers
kiddies
kiddin'
kidding
kidding aside
kiddingly
kiddish
kiddle (current term)
kiddles
kiddo
kiddoes
kiddos
kiddow
kiddows
kiddush
kiddushes
kiddy
kiddy fiddlers
kiddy widdies
kiddy widdy

Literary usage of Kiddle

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1. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"Corruption of " kiddle of ... A kiddle is a basket set in the opening of a weir for catching fish. Perhaps the Welsh hull or ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Richard Vaughan Barnewall, John Leycester Adolphus, Great Britain Court of King's Bench (1835)
"kiddle his wife, to have and to hold to James Cosh, aged nineteen years, for the term of his natural life, at the will of the lord, according to the custom ..."

3. The Presidential Counts: A Complete Official Record of the Proceedings of (1877)
"... kiddle, Saulsbury, Sprague, end Wilkinson—18. So the amendment аз amended was con- .... kiddle ..."

4. Key to Ghostism: Science and Art Unlock Its Mysteries by Rev Thomas Mitchell (1880)
"and which the written prayers Mr. kiddle offered for the ghosts who were still in torment show was a phrase of his own. In these, however, it is employed in ..."

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