gud•dlePronunciation: (gud'l), [key]
—v., -dled, -dling,
to catch (fish) by groping with the hands, as under rocks or along a riverbank.
to grope for fish under stones, along a riverbank, etc.
a muddled affair; mix-up; confusion.
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