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CAUDLE (through the O. Fr. caudel, fr...

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Originally appearing in Volume V05, Page 556 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CAUDLE (through the O. Fr. caudel, from the Med. Lat. -aldellum, a diminutive of caldum, a warm drink, from calidus, hot), a drink of warm gruel, mixed with spice and wine, formerly given to women in childbed.
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