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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fiddle  \Fid"dle\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Fiddled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Fiddling}.] 
  1.  To  play  on  a  fiddle. 
 
  Themistocles  .  .  .  said  he  could  not  fiddle,  but  he 
  could  make  a  small  town  a  great  city.  --Bacon. 
 
  2.  To  keep  the  hands  and  fingers  actively  moving  as  a  fiddler 
  does  to  move  the  hands  and  fingers  restlessy  or  in  busy 
  idleness;  to  trifle. 
 
  Talking,  and  fiddling  with  their  hats  and  feathers. 
  --Pepys. 




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