Definition of Pettle

1. to caress [v -TLED, -TLING, -TLES] - See also: caress



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pettle

pettifoggings
pettifoging
pettifogs
pettifogulize
pettily
pettiness
pettinesses
petting zoo
pettings
pettish
pettishly
pettishness
pettishnesses
pettitoes
pettle (current term)
pettled
pettles
pettling
petto
petty
petty(a)
petty apartheid
petty bourgeoisie
petty bourgeoisies
petty cash
petty criticism
petty juror
petty jury
petty larcenies

Literary usage of Pettle

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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1892)
"His business had been to clear the coulter with a stout stick or pettle, which he occasionally flung at the leaders. " I wad be laith to rin an' chase thee ..."

2. The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life, and a Criticism on by Robert Burns, James Currie (1835)
"Pattle, or pettle, a plough-staff. Pat, did put ; a pot. ... pettle, to cherish ; a plough-staff. Pet, a domesticated sheep, ..."

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