And though she cudgelled her brains, she could not come at it.
He cudgelled his memory, and at last he remembered it was the face of an old comrade.
Besides raising up two poor people as accusers, they thought it advisable to have him cudgelled by a noble.
Do you need to be cudgelled with a whole universe to begin to learn to guess?
After settling down at Kadampur he cudgelled his brains for some means of increasing his slender resources.
She was cudgelled with Paul in the Church and with her inability to fight by the State.
Harper cudgelled his still dazed brain, and finding none, shook his head.
Then with sticks and staves they fell upon the rearguard and cudgelled them.
She was not an ordinary working-woman, he saw that, and cudgelled his brains to find out how she came into the country at all.
So one of the party, an inventive genius, cudgelled his brains for a substitute.
Old English cycgel "club with rounded head;" perhaps from PIE root *geu- "to curve, bend."
"to beat with a cudgel," 1590s, from cudgel (n.). Related: Cudgeled; cudgeling.