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- (obsolete, Britain, dialect) to twist
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)
- (obsolete) To handle lightly; said with reference to awkward fiddling.
- (obsolete, by extension) To influence as if by fiddling; to coax; to allure.
- A fiddler brought in with him a body of lusty young fellows, whom he had tweedled into the service.
- (mistakenly?) to twiddle