pettle

verb
pet·​tle | \ˈpetᵊl\

Definition of pettle 

transitive verb

chiefly Scottish : fondle, caress

intransitive verb

1 chiefly Scottish : nestle, cuddle

2 chiefly Scottish : trifle, potter

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