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poddle

(ˈpɒdəl)
vb (intr)
informal (often foll by: along, round, etc) to move or travel in a leisurely manner; amble
[C19: variant of paddle2]
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References in classic literature ?
Toddles was the pet-name of the boy; Poddles of the girl.
This alarming note of something wrong instantly terrified Toddles and Poddles, who were no sooner heard to roar surprisingly, than Johnny, curving himself the wrong way and striking out at Mrs Boffin with a pair of indifferent shoes, became a prey to despair.
This still further brightened the face of affairs; for, the highly sympathetic Sloppy, first broadly staring and grinning, and then roaring with laughter, Toddles and Poddles followed suit, and Johnny trumped the trick.
Ms Al Adheem, with an address at Riverside, Poddle Park, Kimmage, Dublin 12, had pleaded not guilty to murdering Omar on July 10, 2017, at the same address.
At [pounds sterling]19.99, it's 60% cheaper than a original Poddle Pod, and still makes nap time a breeze.
The material is arranged in chapters on the Liffey, the Poddle course of a thousand years ago, the Abbey Stream, the city water supply and the Limerick Watercourse, the Tenter Water and Hangman's Stream, The Stein River, Dodder Park Millraces, the Elm Park Stream and the Trimleston Stream, the Owendoher River and Whitechurch Stream, the Tolka River tributaries, The Santry River, the Howth streams, and the named wells of Dublin.
The legendary voice artist voiced both Bill and Ben, The Flower Pot Men, using an inflected version of English he called Oddle Poddle. Peter went on to provide all the voices for Captain Pugwash, The Family-Ness, The Adventures of Tintin and he also narrated SuperTed and voiced the Daleks and the Cybermen in Doctor Who.
Don't you?" The Flower Pot Men spoke their own, highly inflected version of English, called Oddle Poddle, which was invented by Peter Hawkins, who also voiced the Daleks and Captain Pugwash.
At this time, there were two settlements in close proximity to one another, Baile Atha Cliath and Dubh Linn, and their relationship with the rivers Liffey and Poddle underpinned the layout of the early city.
However, after several of Howard's sparkling lemon sorbet sundaes my words probably came out in 'oddle poddle' - the language of the Flower Pot Men from the 1950s BBC puppet series.
These were the rapscallions whose language, Oddle Poddle, was criticised because it was so popular among children that educationists thought it might affect the use of proper English in schools.