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Nature, and his parents alike, dandle him, and 'tice him on with a bit of sugar to a draught of wormwood.
THACKERAYANAWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
Dismissing his guards, he lets the elder women dandle his children, while the younger admire his robes.
AUTHORS OF GREECET. W. LUMB
I shall dandle a dozen of your young ones before these arms are withered.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 54, NO. 337, NOVEMBER, 1843VARIOUS
Nor did an hope to dandle thy infancy moue mee to desire thee.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOL. 71, NO. 438, APRIL 1852VARIOUS
Merely in his character of connoisseur, however, Dandle glanced carelessly after his sister as she crossed the meadow.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. XIX (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
“My turn to dandle,” he said, with a sly look at his aunt, and convulsed everyone.
THE HISTORY OF MR. POLLYH. G. WELLS
And you'd love to have little grandsons to dandle on your knee.
PLAYS: LADY FREDERICK, THE EXPLORER, A MAN OF HONORWILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
Nature and his parents alike dandle him, and tice him on with a bait of sugar to a draught of wormwood.
MICROCOSMOGRAPHYJOHN EARLE
Where the young man brought his bride, even in a city home, there he hoped to dwell and dandle his grandchildren upon his knee.
MILTON'S ENGLANDLUCIA AMES MEAD
It makes me laugh a little inwardly to see how they dandle their poetical babies, but I don't let them know it.
THE POET AT THE BREAKFAST TABLEOLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DANDLE

  • baby
  • caress
  • cater to
  • coddle
  • cosset
  • dandle
  • fondle
  • gratify
  • humor
  • indulge
  • mollycoddle
  • overindulge
  • pet
  • please
  • regale
  • satisfy
  • spare the rod
  • spoil
  • spoil rotten
  • tickle
  • yield
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