Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Speaking in riddles or ambiguously.
  • Having the form or character of a riddle; enigmatical; puzzling.
  • Divining; interpreting; guessing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Speaking in a riddle or riddles; containing a riddle.

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  • verb Present participle of riddle.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • An employee of Madame (Veuve) Cliquot devised the system of pupitres to assist in the remuage process, which we know as riddling, that removes the sediment after the prise de mousse (development of the sparkle).

    At My Table

  • An employee of Madame (Veuve) Cliquot devised the system of pupitres to assist in the remuage process, which we know as riddling, that removes the sediment after the prise de mousse (development of the sparkle).

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  • This tedious process, called riddling, was once done by hand but is now mostly accomplished by a machine.

    Bubble by Bubble

  • This word riddling is further illustrated in the story of the debater, Kaipalaoa, already quoted.

    The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai

  • She came up with the idea of riddling -- minutely turning the bottles each day so that the yeast collects near the cap, where it can all be disgorged in seconds.

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  • Walter spent about four hours recording conversations with Felt but found it "riddling" to talk to him, he told NEWSWEEK.

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  • I was sitting before the stove, and cook was "riddling" the fire with a long, straight bar of iron used for that purpose.

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  • She laid it down on the hearth and I promptly caught it up, intending to do some "riddling" myself, an occupation I much liked, loving to see the glowing red embers fall down on the black ashes.

    The Alpine Path: The Story of My Career

  • "You could hear how excited he was at the idea of riddling again after all these years.

    Wizard and Glass

  • Is it some kind of riddling way of telling me that his power is gone, or just that I may not approach him? "

    The Wicked Day

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