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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X).

YIDDLE, v. To strum on, get music out of, used disparagingly.wm.Sc. 1937 W. Hutcheson Chota Chants 39:
The fingers that blent the highland lament Are going to yiddle a bit wooden fiddle, To rake in the coppers in shame.

[Imit. Cf. Diddle.]

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