guddle

verb

gud·​dle
ˈgədᵊl
-ed/-ing/-s

transitive verb

: to catch (fish) with the hands by groping (as under banks or stones)

intransitive verb

1
: to grope for fish in their lurking places
2
chiefly Scottish : to feel one's way with or as if with the hands : grope

Word History

Etymology

probably of imitative origin

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“Guddle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guddle. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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