Dandle in a sentence

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Definition of Dandle

  • To move up and down on one's knee or in one's arms, in affectionate play, as an infant.
  • To treat with fondness, as if a child; to fondle; to toy with; to pet.
  • pet
  • move (a baby) up and down in one's arms or on one's knees

How to use dandle in a sentence. Dandle pronunciation.

Since, however, the BABY does not stop wailing, he hovers over it in indecision; then, picking it up, sits down again to dandle it, with his face turned toward the open window.
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If I marry to moor by my wife, and not leave her, To dandle the young ones,-watch over her beauty, D'ye think that I'd promise and vow, then deceive her?
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And let the Emperor dandle him for his own.
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He will tell you to this day how he was wont to dandle her on his knee.
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Young enough To dandle still her doll!
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These, if spoken in the presence of Lord Castlewood, tickled and amused his humour; he would pretend to love Frank best, and dandle and kiss him, and roar with laughter at Beatrix’s jealousy.
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Death, a bearded baby for a girl to dandle.
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Examples of Dandle

Example #1
Finding that it still wails, he begins to sing to it in a cracked little voice.
Example #2
Suddenly he raises his hands and clasps them, like a child praying.
Example #3
I suppose that you think 'cause I'm free with my money, Which others would hoard and lock up in their chest, All your billing and cooing, and words sweet as honey, Are as gospel to me while you hang on my breast; But no, Polly, no;-you may take every guinea, They'd burn in my pocket if I took them to sea; But as for your love, Poll, I indeed were a ninny- D'ye think I don't know you cheat others than me?
Example #4
Just the same as it be for the landsmen on shore- Lord love you!!
Example #5
The fields are near, and you are gallant grooms.
Example #6
His wife but yesternight was brought to bed; His child is like to her, fair as you are.