from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To play unskilfully, as on the violin.
- To wander aimlessly or feebly from place to place.
- To work constantly without making much progress.
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Wha used to trysts an 'fairs to driddle, [markets, toddle]
_Crummock driddle_, walk slowly, leaning on a staff with a crooked head.
Wha us’d to trystes and fairs to driddle,” prefers the practical to the merely musical man.
Wha us'd to trystes and fairs to driddle, "prefers the practical to the merely musical man.