fiddley


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fiddley

[′fid·lē]
(naval architecture)
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The shattered wreck of the lifeboat they had held lay on the fiddley beside the smashed engine-room skylight, which was covered by a tarpaulin.
The sea must a-caught hum on the upper brudge deck, carried hum clean across the fiddley, an' banged hum head-on tull the pipe cover.
Just listen to the Mumford & Sons-baiting of Fiddley Dee and tell me you'd prefer to listen to their posh boy playing or Scots folk with a modern twist.
VERDICT The beads are good and fun to make and the fairy box is lovely but some bits are a bit fiddley and you can't really do good necklaces.
SoufflA recipes always appear slightly fiddley at first sight, but are certainly worth the effort.
This can be fiddley work but I find it therapeutic and exciting -to see all those tiny seedlings and know that in a few weeks they will be flowering and a riot of colour.
As the vessel's speed slackened, Wilkinson's voice could be heard arising from the fiddley encouraging and coaxing, but there was no draft, the smoke arose vertically, and the ship's plates became hot to touch.
It's all the fiddley bits that take up the most time - like organising the van, to setting up and finding accommodation for 10 actors and five workers.
11Who provided the voice for the Fiddley Foodle Bird?
I realise that many Westerners shy away from cooking their own Japanese food because they think it will be too complicated and fiddley.
The water reservoir was a bit fiddley to fill but the results are worth the effort - used without the steam there's really no comparison.