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Webster 1913 Edition


Pudder

Pud′der

,
Verb.
I.
[
imp. & p. p.
Puddered
;
p. pr. & vb. n.
Puddering
.]
[Cf.
Pother
.]
To make a tumult or bustle; to splash; to make a pother or fuss; to potter; to meddle.
Puddering
in the designs or doings of others.
Barrow.
Others
pudder
into their food with their broad nebs.
Holland.

Pud′der

,
Verb.
T.
To perplex; to embarrass; to confuse; to bother;
as, to
pudder
a man
.
Locke.

Pud′der

,
Noun.
A pother; a tumult; a confused noise; turmoil; bustle.
“All in a pudder.”
Milton.

Webster 1828 Edition


Pudder

PUD'DER

,
Noun.
[This is supposed to be the same as pother.]
A tumult; a confused noise; bustle. [Vulgar.]

PUD'DER

,
Verb.
I.
To make a tumult or bustle.

PUD'DER

,
Verb.
T.
To perplex; to embarrass; to confuse; vulgarly to bother.

Definition 2021


pudder

pudder

English

Noun

pudder (plural pudders)

  1. A confused noise; turmoil; bustle; tumult.
    • Milton
      All in a pudder.

Verb

pudder (third-person singular simple present pudders, present participle puddering, simple past and past participle puddered)

  1. (transitive) To perplex; to embarrass; to confuse; to bother.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of John Locke to this entry?)
  2. (intransitive) To make a tumult or bustle; to splash; to make a pother or fuss.
    • Barrow
      Puddering in the designs or doings of others.
    • Holland
      Others pudder into their food with their broad nebs.