tweedle


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tweedle

(ˈtwiːdəl)
n
slang a crime ring
vb
1. (Music, other) obsolete to play (a musical instrument) aimlessly or carelessly
2. (tr) slang to scam or counterfeit
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.tweedle - sing in modulationtweedle - sing in modulation      
music - musical activity (singing or whistling etc.); "his music was his central interest"
sing - produce tones with the voice; "She was singing while she was cooking"; "My brother sings very well"
2.tweedle - play negligently on a musical instrumenttweedle - play negligently on a musical instrument
music - musical activity (singing or whistling etc.); "his music was his central interest"
play - perform music on (a musical instrument); "He plays the flute"; "Can you play on this old recorder?"
3.tweedle - entice through the use of musictweedle - entice through the use of music  
entice, lure, tempt - provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion; "He lured me into temptation"
References in classic literature ?
'DEE.' 'I suppose they've each got "TWEEDLE" round at the back of the collar,' she said to herself.
They stood so still that she quite forgot they were alive, and she was just looking round to see if the word "TWEEDLE" was written at the back of each collar, when she was startled by a voice coming from the one marked 'DUM.'
First, Jemmy Tweedle felt on his hinder head the direful bone.
Who was BB6 contestant Science referring to when he talked of three fellow housemates being "Tweedle Dum, Tweedle Dee and Tweedle T***!'"?
Club member Mike Tweedle was a miscreant, as was resident Taffie Alan Jones who wore a Welsh Dragon thong under a kilt.
Vicky Ferda-Riley, co-owner of the Tweedle and Pip toy shop in the Royal Arcade, Cardiff, said their range of 50p titbits had been a hit.
The run-up to the election earmarked for May 5 has been once again a question of Tweedle Dum versus Tweedle Dee.
Paul Tweedle, 43, of Hetton-le-Hole, County Durham, walked with his son Ben, 10, who attends school at Argyle House, Sunderland.
And she has certainly succeeded because a second Learning Tree shop opened in Morgan Arcade, Cardiff, in April 2003, with a third toyshop called Tweedle and Pip - Toy and Gift Emporium, opening in Cardiff's Royal Arcade last September.
Chris Dunn top scored with 58,Bertie Golling made 40 and Colin Tweedle 40 not out while Greg Galbraith followed up a knock of 41 with a 5-8haul.
VILLAGE kept their unbeaten record intact against Premier Division leaders New Fullbrook thanks to a solitary Carson Tweedle strike but had the luxury of a Dave Newton penalty miss.
Mr Jim Fitzpatrick MP, chair of the Greater London Labour Party, said: "Lord Archer and Steven Norris are Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee with the same old Tory twaddle."