Kiddle
Kiddle Kid"dle, n. [Cf. LL. kidellus, Armor. ki[=a]el] A kind of basketwork weir in a river, for catching fish. [Improperly spelled {kittle}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Kiddle — This interesting and unusual name is of early medieval French origin, and was introduced into England by followers of William the Conqueror after the Norman Conquest of 1066, and is in most cases a topographical surname for someone who lived by a …   Surnames reference

  • kiddle — a basket set in the sluice of a dam or weir to catch fish. See also keddle, fine kettle of fish and pretty kettle of fish …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • kiddle — noun A kind of fishweir resembling a wattle or fence …   Wiktionary

  • kiddle — [ kɪd(ə)l] noun 1》 a dam or barrier in a river which has an opening fitted with nets to catch fish. 2》 an arrangement of fishing nets hung on stakes along the seashore. Origin ME: from OFr. quidel …   English new terms dictionary

  • kiddle — kid·dle …   English syllables

  • Kiddle — /ˈkɪdl/ (say kidl) noun Margaret Loch, 1914–58, Australian historian and writer …   Australian English dictionary

  • kiddle — n. 1 a barrier in a river with an opening fitted with nets etc. to catch fish. 2 an arrangement of fishing nets hung on stakes along the seashore. Etymology: ME f. AF kidel, OF quidel, guidel …   Useful english dictionary

  • Frederick B. Kiddle — (flourished c. 1890 1930) was a prominent English pianist, organist and accompanist.Kiddle was born at Frome, Somerset, and studied at the Royal College of Music under Sir Walter Parratt, Rockstro and Higgs. [Eaglefield Hull 1924, 269.] In 1902… …   Wikipedia

  • Lawrence B. Kiddle — (*1907), hispanista estadounidense. Profesor en la Universidad de Michigan, se doctoró en 1935 con La estoria de Tebas en la General Estoria de Alfonso X el Sabio. Orientado hacia el medievalismo, publicó con Lloyd Kasten el Libro de las Cruzes… …   Wikipedia Español

  • kittle — Kiddle Kid dle, n. [Cf. LL. kidellus, Armor. ki[=a]el] A kind of basketwork weir in a river, for catching fish. [Improperly spelled {kittle}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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