pudder

pudder

(ˈpʌdə)
n
obsolete a small pool or something resembling a pool
vb (intr)
1. to make a bother or fuss
2. obsolete to poke or dabble in water

Pudder

 a tumult; a turbulent and irregular bustle; a disturbance—Johnson, 1755.
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And Lear, now awakened from his materialistic stupor, locates the cause in "the great gods, /That keep this dreadful pudder o'er our heads" (3.
Pudder wants to be held; Snickers runs over for a pat on the head when he needs attention; and Blackie, the loner, is satisfied to know that Judy is near.
Judy gives Pudder a squirt with the water pistol when he climbs on the desk and appears to be thinking about taking a bite of the potted palm.