Definition of maudle in English:

maudle

verb

  • 1historical with object To make maudlin; to put out of order.

  • 2no object To talk, act, or behave in a maudlin way.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Guy Miege (bap. 1644, d. ?1718), author and lexicographer. Back-formation from maudlin, taken as present participle.

Pronunciation

maudle

/ˈmɔːdl/