Definitions

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  • n. a chronic skin disease occurring primarily in women between the ages of 20 and 40; characterized by an eruption of red lesions over the cheeks and bridge of the nose

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Those primary battles are being read as a signal that senators in both parties risk paying a high price within their own parties for reaching across the ideological divide toward the mid dle.

    Blue Dogs Face Sharp Losses in Midterms

  • While he was in Paris, Bruno and Blythe continued to han dle some of his work and now that he had returned they were looking to build their PR business around him.

    'The Flight of the Century'

  • He pushed it away, forcing himself to replay Armitage's lecture on the spin - dle and Villa Straylight.

    Wonder Woman and the Lasso of Truth

  • And if it turns out he doesn't have a plan, we can always skedad - dle afterward.

    Stalling

  • Denzil had tossed the kender before him on his stomach and lashed him to the sad - dle.

    Stalling

  • He shows up well after the competition is over in the mid-dle of the end of camp barbeque in full camo gear—face paint and all—with a sly smile on his face.

    Heading Out to Shared Worlds: What Was the Best or Weirdest Summer Camp You Ever Went To?

  • And yes I think when the first one was ordered the person taking the order only understood Brown Poo and didn't hear the -dle at the end so the people got what they asked for brown poo, not brown poodle.

    Going to the Dogs, Continued

  • Som very kind - but clearly addlepated - editors and agents have fired shots across Miss Snark's Canoo-dle, but so far she has resisted the siren call of fame and fortune.

    Archive 2006-05-28

  • “Oh, Captain Bood-dle; it is English name, I suppose?”

    The Claverings

  • “Then, Captain Bood-dle, what may it have to do with?”

    The Claverings

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