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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of fuddle.

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Examples

  • Strong emotion fuddles the fingers - "I will be fightining for the establishment of the English Parliament with might and main - and rather better typing!"

    What we need to learn from the Fall of Glasgow East

  • A cocktail "is supposed to be an excellent electioneering potion inasmuch as it renders the heart stout and bold, at the same time that it fuddles the head," Croswell wrote.

    Cocktails for Candidates

  • The general drink is beer, which is prepared from barley, and is excellently well tasted, but strong, and what soon fuddles.

    Travels in England during the reign of Queen Elizabeth

  • "Good men have done worse things when ambition fuddles their wits,"

    Conan and The Mists of Door

  • For myself, I care nothing for the gift of interpretation, and far less for that dreadful type of effete facility which produces a kind of hocus-pocus technical brilliancy which fuddles the eye with a trickery, and produces upon the untrained and uncritical mind a kind of unintelligent hypnotism.

    Adventures in the Arts Informal Chapters on Painters, Vaudeville, and Poets

  • Five minutes of concentration on their present problems fuddles my brain beyond the point of intelligent logic.

    Kenny

  • If an author fuddles himself, I don't know why he should be let off a headache the next morning -- if he orders a coat from the tailor's, why he shouldn't pay for it .... '

    Prose Fancies

  • "I have no sympathy," replied Prudence, "with a man who deliberately fuddles himself with strong drink."

    The Ragged Edge

  • Sands his sugar and brown-papers his teas philanthropically, for the good of the public, and denounces men who put in Old Squareface and whisky-pegs, as he fuddles himself with his loquat brandy after shop-hours in the sitting-room back of the store.

    The Dop Doctor

  • That second nap in the mornin 'always fuddles the head, and makes it as mothery as ryled cyder grounds.

    The Attaché; or, Sam Slick in England — Complete

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