Any uncomfortably 'hot' spot. ("To put on the griddle" -to subject to the third degree; to slander)

- american underworld dictionary - 1950

Grid"dle (?), n. [OE. gredil, gredl, gridel, of Celtic origin; cf. W. greidell, Ir. greideal, greideil, griddle, gridiron, greadaim I burn, scorch. Cf. Gridiron.]


An iron plate or pan used for cooking cakes.


A sieve with a wire bottom, used by miners.


© Webster 1913.

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