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The meaning of Coddle


Coddle – definition


Cook (an egg) in water below boiling point.

Usage examples:

You may have your eggs scrambled, poached, coddled, or boiled

A stew of meat and vegetables, typically bacon, sausages, potatoes, and onions.

Usage examples:

Dublin coddle is best served with a pint of guinness on the side, and lots of irish soda bread to m…

To protect and treat someone or something with great care

Usage examples:

The coach does not coddle his players.

Coddle translation into English

Coddle: translate from English into Chinese

Translate coddle into Chinese (Simplified)}
溺爱, 胹

Coddle: translate from English into Dutch

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Vertroetelen, Verwennen, Zacht koken, Troetelen, Koesteren, Troetelkindje

Coddle: translate from English into French

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Dorloter, Choyer

Coddle: translate from English into German

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Verhätscheln, Umgehen, Verweichlichen

Coddle: translate from English into Hindi

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लाड़ प्यार करना, ज़नान-मंत्री, गुनगुना करना, आदर से पालना, मानना, सेवा-सुश्रुशा करना

Coddle: translate from English into Italian

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Coddle: translate from English into Korean

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나약한 사람, 버릇 없이 기르다, 약한 불로 삶다, 버릇 귀하게 기르다

Coddle: translate from English into Russian

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Нянчиться, Баловать, Кутать, Баловень, Неженка, Обдавать кипятком, Печь, Варить на медленном огне, Изнеживать, Ухаживать

Coddle: translate from English into Spanish

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Mimar, Consentir, Cocer a fuego lento, Hacer payaso, Hacer mimos a

Word origin

late 16th century (in the sense ‘boil (fruit) gently’): origin uncertain; coddle (sense 1) is probably a dialect variant of obsolete caudle ‘administer invalids' gruel’, based on Latin caldum

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