Fuddling
Fuddle Fud"dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fuddled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fuddling}.] [Perh. formed as a kind of dim. of full. Cf. {Fuzzle}.] To make foolish by drink; to cause to become intoxicated. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

I am too fuddled to take care to observe your orders. --Steele. [1913 Webster]


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