Dudder

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Dudder A peddler or hawker, especially of cheap and flashy goods pretended to be smuggled; a duffer.
    • v. t Dudder To confuse or confound with noise.
    • v. i Dudder To shiver or tremble; to dodder. "I dudder and shake like an aspen leaf."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • dudder To didder or dodder; shiver or tremble.
    • dudder To shock with noise; deafen; confuse; confound; amaze.
    • n dudder Confusion; amazement: as, all in a dudder (that is, quite confounded).
    • n dudder Same as duffer, 2.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Dudder dud′er (prov.) confusion.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
In Suffolk, Eng., to shiver, shake, tremble; also written dodder,