kittle

[kit-l] British Dialect.
verb (used with object), kittled, kittling.
1.
to tickle with the fingers; agitate or stir, as with a spoon.
2.
to excite or rouse (a person), especially by flattery or strong words.
adjective, kittler, kittlest.
3.
ticklish; fidgety.
4.
requiring skill or caution; precarious.

Origin:
1475–85; earlier kytylle, ketil (compare Middle English kitellinge (gerund), late Old English kitelung); cognate with Middle High German kützeln; akin to Old Norse kitla, German kitzeln to tickle

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kittle (ˈkɪtəl)
 
adj
1.  capricious and unpredictable
 
vb
2.  to be troublesome or puzzling to (someone)
3.  to tickle
 
[C16: probably from Old Norse kitla to tickle]

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