Nod"dle (?), n. [OE. nodil, nodle; perh. fr. nod, because the head is the nodding part of the body, or perh. akin to E. knot; cf. Prov. E. nod the nape of the neck.]


The head; -- used jocosely or contemptuously.

<-- now usu. noodle (not in W1913) or noggin -->

Come, master, I have a project in my noddle. L'Estrange.


The back part of the head or neck.


For occasion ... turneth a bald noddle, after she hath presented her locks in front, and no hold taken. Bacon.


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