- informal (often foll by along, round, etc) to move or travel in a leisurely manner; amble
C19: variant of paddle ²
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The door opened, and I heard Mrs. Poddle say, 'This way, gentlemen!The Merryweathers
Laura E. Richards
What she wrote was: He stepped in a poddle up to his noddle.
It lies in the Liberty, and opens upon that classic precinct called 'The Poddle.'
I 've a back room looks out on the Poddle, for two shillings a week, furnished.
It is altogether likely that the word which we pronounce puddle was familiar to Mater Anser's dialect as poddle.