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kiddle

/ ˈkɪdəl /

noun

  1. archaic.
    a device, esp a barrier constructed of nets and stakes, for catching fish in a river or in the sea


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Word History and Origins

Origin of kiddle1

C13: from Anglo-French, from Old French quidel, of obscure origin

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Example Sentences

“We shall not find it so pleasant, either, living on that sandy-looking island ahead there,” observed Kiddle.

Nat Kiddle remained with him, though getting very hungry and wishing to go back to the fort for breakfast.

Although many of my old shipmates have passed away from my memory, Toby Kiddle made an impression which was never erased.

Toby Kiddle and Pat Brady offered to pull the boat, for, of course, she had no regular crew.

He and Kiddle having placed the muskets against a tree, were considering the best way of mounting.

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