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Definition of the noun Addling

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noun - plural: addling

  1. Causing fertilised eggs to lose viability, by killing the developing embryo within through shaking, piercing, freezing or oiling, without breaking the shell.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Addling

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Google previewFly By Wire (2010)

The Geese, The Glide, The 'Miracle' on the Hudson by William Langewiesche

Egg addling is a form of population control in which federally permitted addlers take eggs from goose nests and either coat them with corn oil, to block the transfer of oxygen through the shell, or shake them vigorously to liquefy the embryos ...

Google previewThe English dialect dictionary (2004)

by J. Wright

It's no use addling your brain with so much learning, it won't make the pot boil {M.N.). ne.Lan.'- Addle, to coagulate. Not.

Google previewThe Gentlemlen's Lexicon; Or, A Pocket Dictionary, Containing Nearly Every Work in the English Language (1835)

Being Also Particularly Adapted to the Use of Academies and Schools by William Grimshaw

addling; past, addled. ADDRESS', v. To prepare one's-self to enter upon any action ; to apply to another, by words ; to accost, pr. par. addressing; past, addressed : e. address, addresser. ADDU'CE. t).

Google previewThe Popular Encyclopedia (1841)

Being a General Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature, Biography, History, and Political Economy

Addling Freude Low German Low Dutch and Hijc Dutch Schoen Teutonic Von Gkrmax Litesatcbz Miscellaneous Allgemeine Zeituo┬╗ Feyerabend Freinsheimius Fruit-bearing Society Heldenbuch Master Singers Musaeus Nibelungenlied ...

Google previewThe Ladies' Lexicon, and Parlour Companion ... (1846)

Being Also Particularly Adapted to the Use of Academies and Schools

addling; past, addled. ADDRESS'. v. To prepare one's-self to enter upon any action ; to apply to another, by words ; to accost. pr. par. addressing; past, addressed: s. address, addresser. ADDUCE. v. To bring ...

Google previewFowler's Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2015)

by Fellow of the British Academy and Senior Research Fellow Jeremy Butterfield, Jeremy Butterfield

Originally, addle was a noun meaning 'stinking urine or other liquid filth', although its associations have usually been with eggs and heads, both seen as capable of 'addling', hence addlebrain(ed), addle-head(ed), etc. address verb. Although ...

Google previewDictionary of English Spelling (2005)

by Martin H. Manser

to a drug addicted addiction addictive addition adding additional additionally additive addle to confuse someone's brain addling addled rotten; confused address written description of where a building is ; ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Pest Management (2002)

by David Pimentel, Ph.D.

Egg addling, including shaking.

Google previewPocket Oxford English Dictionary (2013)

by Maurice Waite

(addles, addling, addled) 1 confuse someone. 2 (as adj. addled) ...

Google previewThe Ladies' Lexicon and Parlour Companion (1835)

Containing Nearly Every Word in the English Language ... by William Grimshaw

addling; past/ addled. ADDRESS', v. To prepare one's-sell to enter upon any action ; to apply to another, by words ; to ac cost. pr. par. addressing ; past, addressed : s. address, addresser. ADDUCE, v. To bring forward ; to> offer in ...

Google previewDictionary of Early English (1955)

by Joseph T. Shipley

Addlings are wages, but addling is muddling of the wits. adelantado. A Spanish grandee; a governor of a province; ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2D2L1I1N1G2

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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