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dade


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dade  \Dade\,  v.  i. 
  To  walk  unsteadily,  as  a  child  in  leading  strings,  or  just 
  learning  to  walk;  to  move  slowly.  [Obs.] 
 
  No  sooner  taught  to  dade,  but  from  their  mother  trip. 
  --Drayton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dade  \Dade\,  v.  t.  [Of.  uncertain  origin.  Cf  {Dandle}, 
  {Daddle}.] 
  To  hold  up  by  leading  strings  or  by  the  hand,  as  a  child 
  while  he  toddles.  [Obs.] 
 
  Little  children  when  they  learn  to  go  By  painful 
  mothers  daded  to  and  fro.  --Drayton.