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  • coddler — coddle ► VERB 1) treat in an indulgent or overprotective way. 2) cook (an egg) in water below boiling point. DERIVATIVES coddler noun. ORIGIN origin uncertain; sense 1 is probably a variant of obsolete caudle administer invalids gruel …   English terms dictionary

  • coddler — noun see coddle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • coddler — noun One who coddles (treats with excess care) …   Wiktionary

  • coddler — n. one who pampers; one who prepares food slowly in hot water …   English contemporary dictionary

  • coddler — noun someone who pampers or spoils by excessive indulgence • Syn: ↑pamperer, ↑spoiler, ↑mollycoddler • Derivationally related forms: ↑mollycoddle (for: ↑mollycoddler), ↑coddle, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Egg Coddler — Coddled Egg angerichtet Ein Egg Coddler …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • egg coddler — /ˈɛg kɒdlə/ (say eg kodluh) noun a closed container, usually egg shaped, in which an egg may be coddled …   Australian English dictionary

  • molly-coddler — …   Useful english dictionary

  • coddle — coddler, n. /kod l/, v.t., coddled, coddling. 1. to treat tenderly; nurse or tend indulgently; pamper: to coddle children when they re sick. 2. to cook (eggs, fruit, etc.) in water that is just below the boiling point; cook gently. [1590 1600;… …   Universalium

  • Coddled egg — on Yukon Gold hash In cooking, coddled eggs are gently or lightly cooked eggs. They can be partially cooked, mostly cooked, or hardly cooked at all (as in the eggs used to make Caesar salad dressing, which are only slightly thickened for a… …   Wikipedia

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