Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of nurdle.

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Examples

  • "The magical combination of beauty and low self-esteem."17th over: South Africa 90-0 (Amla 45, Smith 42) Three from Mahmudullah's over, and it's time for a drink.16th over: South Africa 87-0 (Amla 43, Smith 41) Shakib Al Hasan replaces Abdur Razzak (5-1-17-0) and is nurdled for four singles.

    Bangladesh v South Africa - live! | Rob Smyth

  • But Gloucestershire, the nearest challengers, also failed to get full bonus points, so only one batting point was needed, fittingly achieved on the penultimate day of the season, when Clive Radley nurdled one of the thousands of singles he thieved in his career.

    Somerset county championship win would exorcise ghosts of legends past

  • Some of you need to squidge your piles, and others of you have nurdled your winks.

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  • Cook made 189 and set all kinds of records in the process as he nudged and nurdled his way into folklore.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • In 1975, Indian opener and all-round cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar nudged, nurdled and straight-batted

    BBC News - Home

  • Just before the last break, Patrick Sonigo opened for 2,300 pre-flop and Eastgate peeked at pocket kings and nurdled it up to 6,000.

    mirror.co.uk - Home

  • This week England's cricketers continued their campaign to promote the previously unfashionable five-day draw as the acme of sporting achievement, as they saved the third Test in Cape Town with another thrillingly nurdled, buoyantly taciturn, extravagantly introspective rearguard.

    Blogposts | guardian.co.uk

  • The scoring ticked along at five runs an over, and after Bopara had fallen lbw to Nikita Miller's left-arm spin, Collingwood and Shah nurdled England to a really strong position of

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • Suspicion always was that the tournament demanded such an accolade and the gun was tweaked to ensure it; Nick Knight simply nurdled the ball comfortably round the corner for a single.

    Blogposts | guardian.co.uk

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  • Excellent forethought, yarb.

    August 27, 2008

  • I'm bracketing potting nurdled winks in the hope that one day I will make it the foundation of a list.

    August 27, 2008

  • Missed it. Now it's just "French Phrases." :-(

    August 27, 2008

  • Oh man, the greatest part is the ad on this page right now! It's an ad for TCM, with a still from "Psycho": Janet Leigh screaming in the shower!

    August 27, 2008

  • Nurdled?? *swoons*

    August 27, 2008

  • "1987 - (Approx) First use of flexible squidgers for potting nurdled winks (After Jon introduces his Sainsbury mint jelly top squidger, Nick inadvertently buys a different brand with a very flexible lid.)" Seen here.

    A nurdled wink is one that is "very close to the pot, typically beneath the top rim of the pot and hence probably not easy to pot."

    August 27, 2008