verb (used with object), dan·dled, dan·dling.
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Origin of dandle
OTHER WORDS FROM dandledandler, nounun·dan·dled, adjective
Words nearby dandle
Example sentences from the Web for dandle
Before I die I'd love to dandle a child of yours upon my knee.The Cuckoo Clock|Mrs. Molesworth
And if he had a little Harry dandle next Christmas, wouldn't he give him the first spoonful out of the marrow-bone!Gryll Grange|Thomas Love Peacock
I used to dandle you when you were an infant—good gracious, what red hair you had, and—it hasn't changed, not at all!The Honorable Miss|L. T. Meade
Strange that it should undertake to dandle such delicate children in its arm.Cape Cod|Henry D. Thoreau
"We little know what's in the mind of the babies we dandle in our arms," and went feebly out.One of My Sons|Anna Katharine Green