Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To coo like a dove; hence, to coax or fawn.
- To cower; crouch; brood; cuddle; lie close and snug.
- To feel cold.
- v. UK, dialect, obsolete To cower or cuddle together, as from fear or cold; to lie close and snug together, as pigs in straw.
- v. UK, dialect, obsolete To fawn or coax.
- v. Scotland, dialect, obsolete To coo.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. Prov. Eng. To cower or cuddle together, as from fear or cold; to lie close and snug together, as pigs in straw.
- v. obsolete To fawn or coax.
- v. Scot. To coo.
- Compare cruddle, crudle. (Wiktionary)
“Mm, you're nice to croodle wi '," he murmured, doing what I assumed was croodling.”
“There, my love, croodle-doo -- 'A black-bearded man who must be the father snatched the infant from her, stared a moment, and fell to his knees, shaken with unpracticed weeping.”
“Up yonder a lark was singing, in adjoining spruce thickets we could hear the croodle of the ringdove, and in the swaying branches of the elms the solemn-looking rooks were already building their nests.”
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