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.

Puddering in the designs or doings of others. --Barrow.

Others pudder into their food with their broad nebs. --Holland.
Webster's Revised

Pudder

Pud"der\, v. t. To perplex; to embarrass; to confuse; to bother; as, to pudder a man. --Locke.

Pudder

Pud"der\, n. A pother; a tumult; a confused noise; turmoil; bustle. "All in a pudder." --Milton.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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