Fid´dle   Pronunciation: fĭd´d'l
n.1.(Mus.) A stringed instrument of music played with a bow; a violin; a kit.
2.(Bot.) A kind of dock (Rumex pulcher) with fiddle-shaped leaves; - called also fiddle dock.
3.(Naut.) A rack or frame of bars connected by strings, to keep table furniture in place on the cabin table in bad weather.
Fiddle beetle
(Zool.) a Japanese carabid beetle (Damaster blaptoides); - so called from the form of the body.
Fiddle block
(Naut.) a long tackle block having two sheaves of different diameters in the same plane, instead of side by side as in a common double block.
Fiddle bow
- Knight.
Fiddle fish
(Zool.) the angel fish.
Fiddle head
See fiddle head in the vocabulary.
Fiddle pattern
a form of the handles of spoons, forks, etc., somewhat like a violin.
Scotch fiddle
to take a leading or a subordinate part.
v. i.1.To play on a fiddle.
[imp. & p. p. Fiddled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Fiddling .]
2.To keep the hands and fingers actively moving as a fiddler does; to move the hands and fingers restlessy or in busy idleness; to trifle.
v. t.1.To play (a tune) on a fiddle.
Noun1.fiddle - bowed stringed instrument that is the highest member of the violin family; this instrument has four strings and a hollow body and an unfretted fingerboard and is played with a bow
Synonyms: violin
Verb1.fiddle - avoid (one's assigned duties); "The derelict soldier shirked his duties"
2.fiddle - commit fraud and steal from one's employer; "We found out that she had been fiddling for years"
3.fiddle - play the violin or fiddle
4.fiddle - play on a violin; "Zuckerman fiddled that song very nicely"
5.fiddle - manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination; "She played nervously with her wedding ring"; "Don't fiddle with the screws"; "He played with the idea of running for the Senate"
Synonyms: diddle, toy, play
6.fiddle - play around with or alter or falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly; "Someone tampered with the documents on my desk"; "The reporter fiddle with the facts"
Synonyms: monkey, tamper
7.fiddle - try to fix or mend; "Can you tinker with the T.V. set--it's not working right"; "She always fiddles with her van on the weekend"
Synonyms: tinker
To see a fiddle in your dream, signifies harmony in the home.A string, Amati, Cremona, D string, E string, G string, Strad, Stradivari, Stradivarius, alter, bass, bass viol, bow, bridge, bull fiddle, cello, cheat, contrabass, cook, coquet, crowd, dabble, dally, doodle, double bass, falsify, feel, fiddle with, fiddle-faddle, fiddlebow, fiddlestick, fidget, fidget with, finagle, finger with, fingerboard, fix, flimflam, flirt, fool, fool around, fool with, fraud, fribble, frivol, handle, horse around, idle, interfere with, jerk off, kid around, kit, kit fiddle, kit violin, loiter, meddle with, mess, mess around, monkey, monkey around, monkey business, piddle, play, play around, play violin, play with, potter, puddle, putter, racket, saw, scrape, scroll, skin game, smatter, soundboard, string, swindle, tamper with, tenor violin, thimblerig, tinker, touch, toy, toy with, trifle, tuning peg, twiddle, viol, viola, violin, violinette, violoncello, violoncello piccolo, violone, violotta
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fictitious character
Ficus aurea
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Ficus religiosa
Ficus rubiginosa
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Fiddle beetle
Fiddle block
Fiddle bow
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fiddlehead fern
fiddler crab
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