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Date: 1500-1600
Origin: wade

waddle

verb
     
wad‧dle [intransitive]
to walk with short steps, with your body moving from one side to another - used especially about people or birds with fat bodies and short legs
waddle off/down/over etc
Half a dozen ducks waddled up the bank.
waddle noun [singular]

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