noddle

noun
nod·​dle | \ ˈnä-dᵊl How to pronounce noddle (audio) \

Definition of noddle

: head, pate

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Examples of noddle in a Sentence

tapped his noddle to indicate he was thinking
Recent Examples on the Web Both sauces on the noddle dishes contain either pieces of meat or are made with animal products mixed in. Lauren Saria, azcentral, 2 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of noddle

1572, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for noddle

Middle English nodle back of the head or neck

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“Noddle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noddle. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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