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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cuddle  \Cud"dle\  (k[u^]d"d'l),  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Cuddled} 
  (-d'ld);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Cuddling}  (-dl[i^]ng).]  [Prob.  for 
  couthle,  fr  couth  known  cf  OE  ku[thorn][thorn]en  to 
  cuddle,  or  cu[eth]lechen  to  make  friends  with  See{Couth}, 
  {Uncouth},  {Can}.] 
  To  lie  close  or  snug;  to  crouch;  to  nestle. 
 
  She  cuddles  low  beneath  the  brake;  Nor  would  she  stay, 
  nor  dares  she  fly.  --Prior. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cuddle  \Cud"dle\,  v.  t. 
  To  embrace  closely;  to  fondle.  --Forby. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cuddle  \Cud"dle\,  n. 
  A  close  embrace. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cuddle 
  n  :  a  close  and  affectionate  (and  often  prolonged)  embrace  [syn: 
  {nestle},  {snuggle}] 
  v  1:  move  or  arrange  oneself  in  a  comfortable  and  cozy  position; 
  "We  cuddled  against  each  other  to  keep  warm";  "The 
  children  snuggled  into  their  sleeping  bags"  [syn:  {snuggle}, 
  {nestle},  {nuzzle},  {draw  close}] 
  2:  hold  (a  person  or  thing)  close  as  for  affection,  comfort, 
  or  warmth;  "I  cuddled  the  baby" 




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