Cudgelled
Cudgel Cudg"el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cudgeled} or {Cudgelled} (-?ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cudgeling} or {cudgelling}.] To beat with a cudgel. [1913 Webster]

An he here, I would cudgel him like a dog. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{To cudgel one's brains}, to exercise one's wits. [1913 Webster]


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  • cudgelled — cudg·el || kÊŒdÊ’É™l n. club, bludgeon, tool used to administer beatings v. club, beat, bludgeon, hit with a club …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • cudgel — I UK [ˈkʌdʒ(ə)l] / US [ˈkʌdʒəl] noun [countable] Word forms cudgel : singular cudgel plural cudgels a short thick stick used for hitting people • take up the cudgels II UK [ˈkʌdʒ(ə)l] / US [ˈkʌdʒəl] verb [transitive] Word forms cudgel : present… …   English dictionary

  • Cudgel — Cudg el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cudgeled} or {Cudgelled} ( ?ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cudgeling} or {cudgelling}.] To beat with a cudgel. [1913 Webster] An he here, I would cudgel him like a dog. Shak. [1913 Webster] {To cudgel one s brains}, to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cudgeled — Cudgel Cudg el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cudgeled} or {Cudgelled} ( ?ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cudgeling} or {cudgelling}.] To beat with a cudgel. [1913 Webster] An he here, I would cudgel him like a dog. Shak. [1913 Webster] {To cudgel one s brains}, to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cudgeling — Cudgel Cudg el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cudgeled} or {Cudgelled} ( ?ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cudgeling} or {cudgelling}.] To beat with a cudgel. [1913 Webster] An he here, I would cudgel him like a dog. Shak. [1913 Webster] {To cudgel one s brains}, to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cudgelling — Cudgel Cudg el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cudgeled} or {Cudgelled} ( ?ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cudgeling} or {cudgelling}.] To beat with a cudgel. [1913 Webster] An he here, I would cudgel him like a dog. Shak. [1913 Webster] {To cudgel one s brains}, to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To cudgel one's brains — Cudgel Cudg el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cudgeled} or {Cudgelled} ( ?ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cudgeling} or {cudgelling}.] To beat with a cudgel. [1913 Webster] An he here, I would cudgel him like a dog. Shak. [1913 Webster] {To cudgel one s brains}, to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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