Definition of Tiddle
1. to potter [v TIDDLED, TIDDLING, TIDDLES] - See also: potter
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tiddle
Literary usage of Tiddle
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Wit and Humor of America by Marshall Pinckney Wilder (1911)
""tiddle-IDDLE-IDDLE-IDDLE-BUM! BUM!" BY WILBUR D. NESBIT When our town band gets on the square On concert night you'll find me there. ..."
2. A Warwickshire Word-book: Comprising Obsolescent and Dialect Words by G. F. Northall (1896)
"meaning ' a drink,' has passed into modern slang : witness the London street-song, ' Come and have a tiddley round the corner.' Cf. tiddle, vn Tiddy, ..."
3. The American Hoyle: Or, Gentleman's Hand-book of Games, Containing All the by William Brisbane Dick (1894)
"tiddle-A-WINK. This game may be played by six or ... The game then proceeds in the ordinary way, and he who plays out first cries tiddle-a-wink, having won. ..."
4. It is Never Too Late to Mend: A Matter-of-fact Romance by Charles Reade (1869)
"Then ri tiddle tiddle tiddle tiddle tiddle tiddle tiddle ! playing a thing like a fiddle with wires ; then " off we go " again, and bow ! wow ! wow! jug ..."