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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of cruddle.
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And the tortoise would have thought so too if he could, but he was too sleepy to think at all, as he "cruddled" himself into his shell in the corner of the laurel hedge, and dreamt of the nice hot days that were past.
To those bullet-headed captains, grim and shaven close; to those painted great ladies, whose bare necks looked the more naked for their jewels; to those cruddled, be-robed old men; to the dapper sons of them; to their stiff-laced daughters -- Molly went blushing, smiling, shy, and glad, and to each she gave her fresh cheek and the balm of her English lips.
It may be that Thorbeorn was too happy to stretch his thin legs towards a driftwood fire again, or again, that he recognised the sweet kernel of his host under the cruddled husk.
Now, as the blood that kim out o 'the animal's mouth ain't been long cruddled up, thet shows to a sartinty they can't be far forrad.
When the smoke blowed off, I could see her white face, bright like any star, shining out of the clouds, and looking so pale and ghastly that my blood cruddled in my veins to think lest she might be dead from fright.
My blood cruddled, when, feeling about, I put my hand on his head, and found the sculp was gone.
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