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Definition of Addle

Addle
Addle Ad"dle, n. [OE. adel, AS. adela, mud.] 1. Liquid filth; mire. [Obs.] 2. Lees; dregs. [Prov. Eng.] --Wright.
Addle
Addle Ad"dle, a. Having lost the power of development, and become rotten, as eggs; putrid. Hence: Unfruitful or confused, as brains; muddled. --Dryden.
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Addle Ad"dle, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Addled; p. pr. & vb. n. Addling.] To make addle; to grow addle; to muddle; as, he addled his brain. ``Their eggs were addled.' --Cowper.
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Addle Ad"dle, v. t. & i. [OE. adlen, adilen, to gain, acquire; prob. fr. Icel. ["o][eth]lask to acquire property, akin to o[eth]al property. Cf. Allodial.] 1. To earn by labor. [Prov. Eng.] --Forby. 2. To thrive or grow; to ripen. [Prov. Eng.] Kill ivy, else tree will addle no more. --Tusser.

Meaning of Addle from wikipedia

- Goose egg addling is a wildlife management method of po****tion control for Canada geese and other bird species. The process of addling involves temporarily...
- An idiot, in modern use, is a stupid or foolish person. 'Idiot' was formerly a technical term in legal and psychiatric contexts for some kinds of profound...
- Blanche Addle was a fictitious character created by the British author Mary Dunn (1900–1958) First published in the 1930s Dunn's Lady Addle books amusingly...
- contemporaries. However, for its failure it has been known to posterity as the Addled Parliament. James had struggled with debt ever since he came to the English...
- Cecil C. Addle was a comic strip drawn by Ray Collins that appeared in the Seattle Post Intelligencer from 1975–1979. The main character, Cecil, was apparently...
- Renán Yoriel Addles Daniels (born 11 July 1989 in Colón, Panama) is a footballer who currently plays as a striker for San Francisco FC. A much-travelled...
- Lady Addle books. Lady Addle Remembers: Being the Memoirs of the Lady Addle of Eigg (1936) Lady Addle at Home (1945) Round the Year with Lady Addle (1948)...
- mannered, but A. E. Matthews as the butler's ranking boss, a beautifully addle-brained old codger, runs away with the show. Mr. Matthews' illustration...
- supermetabolic extreme—the ultimate expression of a generation of celebrity-addled youths who believe their every utterance is fascinating and ought to be...
- the comedy film Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story in 2007 and as the drug-addled surf instructor in Nicholas Stoller's Forgetting Sarah Marshall in 2008...