coddle definition by Webster's New World
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coddle definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb cod·dled, cod·dling, cod·dles
- To cook in water just below the boiling point: coddle eggs.
- To treat indulgently; baby. See Synonyms at pamper.
Origin: Possibly alteration of caudle.
- codˈdler noun