adjective scad·dle \ˈskadəl\

Definition of scaddle

  1. 1 dialectal, England :  fierce, wild

  2. 2 dialectal, England of an animal :  badly behaved :  skittish

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Variants of scaddle

less commonly



Origin and Etymology of scaddle

alteration of earlier scathel harmful, dangerous, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old High German skadal, skatal harmful, Gothic skathuls, Old English sceathian to injure — more at scathe

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to trick or confuse (someone)

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