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noddle

[ nod-l ]
/ ˈnɒd l /
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noun Older Slang.
the head or brain.
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Origin of noddle

1375–1425; late Middle English nodel
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British Dictionary definitions for noddle (1 of 2)

noddle1
/ (ˈnɒdəl) /

noun
informal, mainly British the head or brainsuse your noddle!

Word Origin for noddle

C15: origin obscure

British Dictionary definitions for noddle (2 of 2)

noddle2
/ (ˈnɒdəl) /

verb
informal, mainly British to nod (the head), as through drowsiness

Word Origin for noddle

C18: from nod
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