• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Daidling feeble: dawdling
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In literature:

I was no' free to gi' her house-room in the hottle till her husband daidled in at her heels and answered for her.
"Man and Wife" by Wilkie Collins
This good old pastor's 'daidling bit,' or lounge, was his churchyard.
"Cock Lane and Common-Sense" by Andrew Lang
Dawted daughters mak daidling wives.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop
Nero knew Daidles, and Daidles knew Nero, long before the captain and I were near enough to shake hands.
"Aileen Aroon, A Memoir" by Gordon Stables