Origin of caudleMiddle English and amp; Anglo-French caudel; ultimately ; from Classical Latin calidus, caldus, warm ; from calere, to be warm: see calorie
Origin of caudleMiddle English caudel, from Old North French, from Medieval Latin caldellus, from Latin caldum, hot drink, from caldus, calidus, warm, hot; see kel&schwa;-1 in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present caudles, present participle caudling, simple past and past participle caudled)
- To make into caudle.
- To serve as a caudle to; to refresh.
From Old Northern French caudel, from Medieval Latin caldellum, diminutive of Latin caldum, caldus (“warm”).