- (a.) Having lost the power of development, and become rotten, as eggs; putrid. Hence: Unfruitful or confused, as brains; muddled.
- (n.) Liquid filth; mire.
- (n.) Lees; dregs.
- (v. t. & i.) To make addle; to grow addle; to muddle; as, he addled his brain.
- (v. t. & i.) To earn by labor.
- (v. t. & i.) To thrive or grow; to ripen.