Cau"dle (?), n. [OF. caudel, F. chaudeau, dim. of LL calidum a sweet drink, fr. L. caidus warm. See Caldron.]

A kind of warm drink for sick persons, being a mixture of wine with eggs, bread, sugar, and spices.

 

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Cau"dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Caudled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Caudling (?).]

1.

To make into caudle.

2.

Too serve as a caudle to; to refresh.

[R.]

Shak.

 

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