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pudder Meaning, Definition & Usage

Pud"der intransitive verb
Etymology
Cf. Pother.
Wordforms
imperfect & past participle Puddered ; present participle & verbal noun Puddering
Definitions
  1. 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 transitive verb
Definitions
  1. To perplex; to embarrass; to confuse; to bother; as, to pudder a man. Locke.
Pud"der noun
Definitions
  1. A pother; a tumult; a confused noise; turmoil; bustle. "All in a pudder." Milton.

Webster 1913