verb (used with object), peddled, peddling.
to carry (small articles, goods, wares, etc.) from place to place for sale at retail; hawk.
to deal out, distribute, or dispense, especially in small quantities: to peddle radical ideas.
to sell (drugs) illicitly.
verb (used without object), peddled, peddling.
to go from place to place with goods, wares, etc., for sale at retail.
to occupy oneself with trifles; trifle.
Origin: 1525–35; Related forms
apparently back formation from peddler
; in def. 4, reinforced by piddle
repeddle, verb (used with object), repeddled, repeddling.