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Webster 1913 Edition


Dade

Dade

,
Verb.
T.
[Of. uncertain origin. Cf.
Dandle
,
Daddle
.]
To hold up by leading strings or by the hand, as a child while he toddles.
[Obs.]
Little children when they learn to go
By painful mothers
daded
to and fro.
Drayton.

Dade

,
Verb.
I.
To walk unsteadily, as a child in leading strings, or just learning to walk; to move slowly.
[Obs.]
No sooner taught to
dade
, but from their mother trip.
Drayton.

Webster 1828 Edition


Dade

DADE

,
Verb.
T.
To hold up by leading strings.

Definition 2019


Dade

Dade

See also: dade, dáde, and -dade

English

Proper noun

Dade

  1. A surname.

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Anagrams

dade

dade

See also: Dade, dáde, and -dade

English

Verb

dade (third-person singular simple present dades, present participle dading, simple past and past participle daded)

  1. (obsolete, intransitive) To walk unsteadily, like a child; to move slowly.
    • Drayton
      No sooner taught to dade, but from their mother trip.
  2. (obsolete, transitive) To hold up by leading strings or by the hand, as a toddler.
    • Drayton
      Little children when they learn to go / By painful mothers daded to and fro.


Afrikaans

Noun

dade

  1. plural of daad

Galician

Verb

dade

  1. second-person plural imperative of dar