Fodgeting
Fidget Fidg"et, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Fidgeted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fodgeting}.] [From {Fidge}; cf. OE. fiken to fidget, to flatter, Icel. fika to hasten, Sw. fika to hunt after, AS. befician to deceive. Cf. {Fickle}.] To move uneasily one way and the other; to move irregularly, or by fits and starts. --Moore. [1913 Webster]

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  • Fidget — Fidg et, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Fidgeted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fodgeting}.] [From {Fidge}; cf. OE. fiken to fidget, to flatter, Icel. fika to hasten, Sw. fika to hunt after, AS. befician to deceive. Cf. {Fickle}.] To move uneasily one way and the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fidgeted — Fidget Fidg et, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Fidgeted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fodgeting}.] [From {Fidge}; cf. OE. fiken to fidget, to flatter, Icel. fika to hasten, Sw. fika to hunt after, AS. befician to deceive. Cf. {Fickle}.] To move uneasily one way and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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