Definition of Riddles. Meaning of Riddles. Synonyms of Riddles

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Definition of Riddles

Riddle
Riddle Rid"dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Riddled; p. pr. & vb. n. Riddling.] 1. To separate, as grain from the chaff, with a riddle; to pass through a riddle; as, riddle wheat; to riddle coal or gravel. 2. To perforate so as to make like a riddle; to make many holes in; as, a house riddled with shot.
Riddle
Riddle Rid"dle, n. [OE. ridil, AS. hridder; akin to G. reiter, L. cribrum, and to Gr. ??? to distinguish, separate, and G. rein clean. See Crisis, Certain.] 1. A sieve with coarse meshes, usually of wire, for separating coarser materials from finer, as chaff from grain, cinders from ashes, or gravel from sand. 2. A board having a row of pins, set zigzag, between which wire is drawn to straighten it.
Riddle
Riddle Rid"dle, v. t. To explain; to solve; to unriddle. Riddle me this, and guess him if you can. --Dryden.
Riddle
Riddle Rid"dle, v. i. To speak ambiguously or enigmatically. ``Lysander riddels very prettily.' --Shak.

Meaning of Riddles from wikipedia

- of riddles and riddling. However, wide-ranging studies of riddles have tended to be limited to Western countries, with Oriental and African riddles being...
- begins asking riddles, killing and robbing anyone that gets them wrong. Question quickly subdues him by asking him philosophical riddles in return. He...
- Riddles}} from . ~~~~ Place this notice on the talk page of the contributor of the copyrighted material: {{subst:Nothanks-web|pg=Robert Riddles|url=}}...
- Riddles are historically a significant genre of Arabic literature. The Koran does not contain riddles as such, though it does contain conundra. But riddles...
- riddles and metaphors: "Good riddles do, in general, provide us with satisfactory metaphors; for metaphors imply riddles, and therefore a good riddle...
- Matthew Fredrick Riddle (born January 14, 1986) is an American professional wrestler and former mixed martial artist. He is currently signed to WWE, where...
- Libby Riddles (born April 1, 1956) is an American dog musher, and the first woman to win the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Riddles was born in Madison...
- Wollen's Riddles of the Sphinx. Quarterly Review of Film Studies IV:2. Geoffrey Nowell-Smith (1977). Riddles of the Sphinx. Sight and Sound XLVI:3. Riddles of...
- Chinese riddles and similar enigmas have been collected, capitalising on the large number of homophones in Chinese. Examples of folk-riddles include:...
- the Riddles in the beginning of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Tom Riddle, Esq. and his parents were murdered by Tom Marvolo Riddle. The Riddles' gardener...
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