Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative form of hiddle.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • "Oh, but he don't, ma'am, never," said Mrs Dean, eagerly; "he crosses him; but my Esau always sets Mr Gordon here up for a hidle, and thinks whatever he does must be right."

    To The West

  • It is a favourite fiction with him, however (as if he were the most industrious character on earth), that you never work; and, as he goes past your garden and sees you looking at your flowers, you will overhear him growl, with a strong sense of contrast, ` ` You are a lucky hidle devil, you are! ''

    The Uncommercial Traveller

  • Binny That'll do, that'll do; but to remember to check hidle curiosity is the first duty of men hin livery.

    Our American Cousin

  • It is a favourite fiction with him, however (as if he were the most industrious character on earth), that YOU never work; and as he goes past your garden and sees you looking at your flowers, you will overhear him growl with a strong sense of contrast, 'YOU are a lucky hidle devil, YOU are!'

    The Uncommercial Traveller

  • "'E's all right when' e's in work," she said; "but when 'e's hidle

    The Next of Kin Those who Wait and Wonder

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.