addle

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To thrive or grow; to ripen

Kill ivy, else tree will addle no more. - Thomas Tusser.

To cause fertilised eggs to lose viability, by killing the developing embryo within through shaking, piercing, freezing or oiling, without breaking the shell
Unfruitful or confused, as brains; muddled. John Dryden
To earn, earn by labor; earn money or one's living. — Forby
Having lost the power of development, and become rotten, as eggs; putrid
Lees; dregs. Wright
: "Their eggs were addled." William Cowper
Liquid filth; mire
To make addle; to grow addle; to muddle; as, he addled his brain
to make inefficient or worthless; muddle
{n} dry lees
{a} rotten, bad, barren, empty
{v} to make barren, corrupt, grow
mix up or confuse; "He muddled the issues"
mix up or confuse; "He muddled the issues
Lees; dregs
To earn by labor
become rotten; "addled eggs" mix up or confuse; "He muddled the issues
{f} muddle, confuse; become confused; spoil, become rotten; make rotten
Having lost the power of development, and become rotten, as eggs; putrid. Hence: Unfruitful or confused, as brains; muddled. Dryden
To earn by labor. Forby
become rotten; "addled eggs"
If something addles someone's mind or brain, they become confused and unable to think properly. I suppose the shock had addled his poor old brain. = befuddle. to confuse someone so they cannot think properly addle sb's brains/wits
To make addle; to grow addle; to muddle; as, he addled his brain. "Their eggs were addled." Cowper
Hence: Unfruitful or confused, as brains; muddled
addle pate
"silly little head"

Go to bed, and don't bother your addle pate about your neighbours. Can't a man cut up a few sticks without your coming to investigate?”.

addle pates
plural form of addle pate
addle plot
A spoilsport, a mar-all

'Never shall it be said of me that I'm an addle-plot, I promise you! I collect that you are going to visit a friend, or perhaps a relation?'.

addle-brain
A foolish or dull-witted person

The woman called her husband an addle-brain for pouring salt into the batter instead of sugar.

addle brained
slow-witted, stupid
addle head
person who is slow-witted or foolish
addle headed
{i} person who is slow-witted or foolish
addle pate
A foolish or dull-witted fellow
addle-brain
{i} addle-pate, one who is slow-witted or foolish
addle-head
a person with confused ideas; incapable of serious thought
addle-pate
one who is slow-witted or foolish
addle-pated
{s} confused; not having a clear thought process, muddled
addled
Simple past tense and past participle of addle
addled
Confused; mixed up
addled
Inviable. Containing a dead embryo
addling
Causing fertilised eggs to lose viability, by killing the developing embryo within through shaking, piercing, freezing or oiling, without breaking the shell
addling
Present participle of addle
addled
(of eggs) no longer edible; "an addled egg
addled
If you describe someone as addled, you mean that they are confused or unable to think properly. You're talking like an addled romantic. = befuddled
addled
{s} muddled, mentally confused; spoiled, rotten
addled
confused and vague; used especially of thinking; "muddleheaded ideas"; "your addled little brain"; "woolly thinking"; "woolly-headed ideas"
addled
(of eggs) no longer edible; "an addled egg"
addled
past of addle
addles
plural of addle
addle

    Heceleme

    ad·dle

    Türkçe nasıl söylenir

    ädıl

    Telaffuz

    /ˈadəl/ /ˈædəl/

    Etimoloji

    [ 'a-d&l ] (adjective.) 1592. From Middle English addlen, from Old English edlēan (“reward, pay-back”), edlēanian (“to reward, recompense”); or of North Germanic origin, from Old Norse ǫðlask (“to gain possession of property”), from ōðal (“owndom, property”).

    Zamanlar

    addles, addling, addled

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