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coddle

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1 to cook in a liquid heated to the point that it gives off steam
  • a hearty, traditional breakfast that included coddled eggs

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2 to treat with great or excessive care
  • accused the judiciary of coddling criminals

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The first known use of coddle was in 1598

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“Coddle.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/coddle. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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