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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of dandle.

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Examples

  • Neepoosa, who dandled thee in her arms when thou wast a child.

    CHAPTER 2

  • Wilshere is a delicate thing, to be dandled and stroked and made much of, perhaps even quartered in a very small secure dark room, some kind of sealed basement annexe.

    Why we must savour the rare English delicacy that is Jack Wilshere

  • Others, younger, remembered only the responsible practical man Latimar had become -- this man had dandled their children from his knees, danced at harvest hor - keys, always been there with a sympathetic ear to the trials of country living.

    Dearly Beloved

  • Moura died in 1974, late enough to have dandled the infant Nick on her knee.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • In front of the crackling fire, Alobar dandled his babies on his knees and at last gave full attention to his lot.

    La insistencia de Jürgen Fauth

  • For surely women could not voluntarily allow themselves to be shut in like this, like Nora, for example, become dependent and be dandled like children all their lives?

    Chitambo - 4

  • I have written in the past about Nick's great great aunt Moura Budberg, and once observed in House Points that she had lived long enough (until 1974) to have dandled him on her knee.

    Nick Clegg did meet Moura Budberg

  • I have written in the past about Nick's great great aunt Moura Budberg, and once observed in House Points that she had lived long enough (until 1974) to have dandled him on her knee.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • Wolfgang Wagner, who disinherited his brother's children and his own son to leave Bayreuth in the hands of two rival daughters, Eva and Katharina, was the last grandchild to be dandled on Cosima's meddlesome knee.

    Keeper Of the Shrine

  • For surely women could not voluntarily allow themselves to be shut in like this, like Nora, for example, become dependent and be dandled like children all their lives?

    Archive 2010-08-01

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