Hiddle meaning

(Now chiefly dialectal, Scotland) A cluster, small group of buildings, etc. set close together; a huddle.
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(Now chiefly dialectal) A hiding-place; a sheltered spot.
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(UK dialectal, Scotland) To hide; conceal.
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(intransitive, UK dialectal, Scotland) To nestle closely; take shelter.
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(UK dialectal, Scotland) To shelter (in one's arms).
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Origin of hiddle

  • From Middle English hidel, hydel, alteration, due to final s mistaken for the plural ending, of Middle English hidils, hudels (“hiding-place, concealment”), from Old English hȳdels (“a place of concealment, hiding-place, cavern, cave”), equivalent to hide +‎ -le. For loss of final s compare also burial, riddle. More at hide.

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