caddle

verb
cad·​dle | \ ˈkadᵊl \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of caddle

 (Entry 1 of 2)

caddle

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of caddle (Entry 2 of 2)

1 dialectal : confused mess : confusion
2 dialectal : worry, trouble, fuss

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First Known Use of caddle

Verb

circa 1781, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

Noun

circa 1825, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for caddle

Verb

perhaps alteration of caudle

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“Caddle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caddle. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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