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[fer-hood-l] /fərˈhud l/
verb (used with object), ferhoodled, ferhoodling. Chiefly Pennsylvania German Area.
to confuse or mix up:
Don't ferhoodle the things in that drawer.
Origin of ferhoodle
< Pennsylvania German verhuddle to tangle, confuse; compare German verhudeln to bungle, botch Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Word Origin and History for ferhoodle

"to confuse, perplex," from Pennsylvania German verhuddle "to confuse, tangle," related to German verhudeln "to bungle, botch." Related: Ferhoodled; ferhoodling.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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