Pudder
Pudder \Pud"der\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Puddered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Puddering}.] [Cf. {Pother}.] To make a tumult or bustle; to splash; to make a pother or fuss; to potter; to meddle. [1913 Webster]

Puddering in the designs or doings of others. --Barrow. [1913 Webster]

Others pudder into their food with their broad nebs. --Holland. [1913 Webster]


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  • Pudder — Pud der, n. A pother; a tumult; a confused noise; turmoil; bustle. All in a pudder. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pudder — Pud der, v. t. To perplex; to embarrass; to confuse; to bother; as, to pudder a man. Locke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pudder — Pother Poth er, n. [Cf. D. peuteren to rummage, poke. Cf. {Potter}, {Pudder}.] Bustle; confusion; tumult; flutter; bother. [Written also {potter}, and {pudder}.] What a pother and stir! Oldham. Coming on with a terrible pother. Wordsworth. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pudder — pud|der sb., et, e, ne, i sms. pudder , fx pudderfarvet …   Dansk ordbog

  • Püdder — Elbdeich, Rosenweide • Tölpel, einer der alles falsch macht …   Plattdeutsch-Hochdeutsch

  • pudder — pud·der …   English syllables

  • pudder — ˈpədə(r) archaic variant of pother …   Useful english dictionary

  • Puddered — Pudder Pud der, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Puddered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Puddering}.] [Cf. {Pother}.] To make a tumult or bustle; to splash; to make a pother or fuss; to potter; to meddle. [1913 Webster] Puddering in the designs or doings of others.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Puddering — Pudder Pud der, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Puddered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Puddering}.] [Cf. {Pother}.] To make a tumult or bustle; to splash; to make a pother or fuss; to potter; to meddle. [1913 Webster] Puddering in the designs or doings of others.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pother — Poth er, n. [Cf. D. peuteren to rummage, poke. Cf. {Potter}, {Pudder}.] Bustle; confusion; tumult; flutter; bother. [Written also {potter}, and {pudder}.] What a pother and stir! Oldham. Coming on with a terrible pother. Wordsworth. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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