|1.||a heaped or crowded mass of people or things|
|2.||informal a private or impromptu conference (esp in the phrase go into a huddle)|
|3.||to crowd or cause to crowd or nestle closely together|
|5.||informal (intr) to meet and confer privately|
|6.||chiefly (Brit) (tr) to do (something) in a careless way|
|7.||rare (tr) to put on (clothes) hurriedly|
|[C16: of uncertain origin; compare Middle English hoderen to wrap up]|
see go into a huddle.