Thesaurus / addled
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"That his wit's just addled; may be wi' unbelief and heathenry," quoth she.
THE WATER-BABIESCHARLES KINGSLEY
Kuawng itlug, An addled egg (egg that has failed to develop and has an empty area inside it).
A DICTIONARY OF CEBUANO VISAYANJOHN U. WOLFF
I should imagine,” he said, shaking out a copy of The Times, “that it is your brain which is addled.
ANNA THE ADVENTURESSE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
He was only twenty-two when he began his parliamentary career as member for St Germans in the “addled parliament” of 1614.
The effort to solve the Big Bow Mystery may have addled his brain.
THE BIG BOW MYSTERYI. ZANGWILL
As it granted no supplies, and passed no act, it became known as the Addled Parliament.
A STUDENT'S HISTORY OF ENGLAND, V. 2 (OF 3)SAMUEL R. GARDINER.
Has the little ducking you indulged in this morning addled your brains?
BERT WILSON AT THE WHEELJ. W. DUFFIELD
"He has sharp eyes, but his brain is addled," retorted the sailor.
THE WINGS OF THE MORNINGLOUIS TRACY
The eggs were addled, and weeds choked and overran his garden, faster than he could pull them out.
TELL ME ANOTHER STORYCAROLYN SHERWIN BAILEY
He might have spent the full term there, but, as already noted, his teacher had found him "addled."
EDISON, HIS LIFE AND INVENTIONSFRANK LEWIS DYER AND THOMAS COMMERFORD MARTIN
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