Addle

• (n.) Liquid filth; mire. • (n.) Lees; dregs. • (a.) Having lost the power of development, and become rotten, as eggs; putrid. Hence: Unfruitful or confused, as brains; muddled. • (v. t. & i.) To make addle; to grow addle; to muddle; as, he addled his brain. • (v. t. & i.) To earn by labor. • (v. t. & i.) To thrive or...
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addle

1. To earn by labour. ... 2. To thrive or grow; to ripen. 'Kill ivy, else tree will addle no more.' (Tusser) ... Origin: OE. Adlen, adilen, to gain, acquire; prob. Fr. Icel. Oolask to acquire property, akin to ooal property. Cf. Allodial. ... Having lost the power of development, and become rotten, as eggs; putrid. Hence: Unfruitful or confused, as...
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addle

muddle verb mix up or confuse; `He muddled the issues`
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Addle

Ad'dle adjective Having lost the power of development, and become rotten, as eggs; putrid. Hence: Unfruitful or confused, as brains; muddled. Dryden.
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Addle

Ad'dle noun [ Middle English adel , Anglo-Saxon adela , mud.] 1. Liquid filth; mire. [ Obsolete] 2. Lees; dregs. [ Prov. Eng.] Wright.
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Addle

Ad'dle transitive verb & i. [ imperfect & past participle Addled ; present participle & verbal noun Addling ] To make addle; to grow addle; to muddle; as, he addled his brain. 'Their eggs were addled .' Cowper.
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addle

Putrid water in the water barrels.
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addle

putrid; barren; muddled
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Addle

render an egg infertile, e.g., by vigorous shaking. Also used by Purple Martin landlords to describe any rotten, dead or destroyed egg, which they often roll out of the nest cup.
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addle

[v] - mix up or confuse 2. [v] - become rotten
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