bæddel

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • bǣddel

Etymology[edit]

Of uncertain origin. Cognate with Old High German pad (hermaphrodite). Related to Old English bædling (effeminate man), and Old English bædan (to defile).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bæddel m

  1. an effeminate man
  2. hermaphrodite

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: badde