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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of canoodle.


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  • The other women hated her for her momentary exaltation above them; only the children still admired her as one who had undoubtedly "canoodled" with a man "a-going to be hung" -- a daring flight beyond their wildest ambition.

    Stories in Light and Shadow

  • He was apparently the one who planted the rumour Barack Obama would appear on the Nov. 1 episode of Saturday Night Live as a result of a donation Lorne Michaels made to his campaign, and he also leaked the supernova rumour that SNL cast member Kristen Wiig "canoodled" with Joe the Plumber during one of the show's after parties.

    Bill Doskoch: Media, BPS*, Film, Minutiae

  • While Sahira continued to play push-me-pull-you with carefully unshaven Irishman Greg, Chrissie canoodled with galumphing babydaddy Sacha in full view of rectangle-headed ex Dan.

    World of Lather: a month in soap

  • Western governments that had previously canoodled with the colonel were emboldened to announce freezes of the regime's assets.

    Instead of fearing another Iraq, the west must do right by Libya | Andrew Rawnsley

  • Brown and George Raft, canoodled with screen seductress Mae West, chitchatted on the wireless with Antarctic explorer Richard Byrd, earned round-the-clock security protection after a feared kidnapping attempt, shook off a blow to the skull that sent him to a hospital, hectored opposing pitchers, mugged before dozens of cameras, and woofed into every notebook and microphone thrust in his direction, was the stuff of legend.

    Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

  • Santana announces, apropos of we can't remember what, that she canoodled Finn last year, triggering much bickering between Finn and Rachel, and a couple's counseling session.

    'Glee' goes to Sectionals: We watch so you don't have to

  • Because while Anthony Weiner canoodled with Hillary Clinton's top aide and bromanced Ben Affleck and juggled his "really big" Washington responsibilities, the people who elected him were trying to save their city.

    Dave Hollander: The Chickens#@! Self-Centeredness of Anthony Weiner

  • Liev Schrieber and Naomi Watts canoodled in a leather booth, a very pregnant Padma Lakshmi excitedly snapped photos of friends.

    Zandile Blay: Party Like It's 1984: One Night at Indochine

  • The two held hands, canoodled, sipped champagne and smoked cigarettes aboard a yacht owned by the designer behind the "Ed Harvey" label in the South of France.

    CNN Transcript Jul 14, 2009

  • Diners at Moomia were wondering about that hunk of ice spotted around Hillary Clinton's neck as she canoodled with her husband at a romanticValentine's Day supper.

    Danielle Crittenden: The Hillary Campaign in Gossip


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