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Sense: 1
Date: 1800-1900
Origin: Origin unknown.
Sense: 2
Date: 1800-1900
Origin: tiddy 'very small' (18-20 centuries)

tiddly

adjective
     
tid‧dly British English informal
1 slightly drunk
2 very small:
a tiddly little insect

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