noodle


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Noddle \Nod"dle\, n. [OE. nodil, nodle; perh. fr. nod, because
   the head is the nodding part of the body, or perh. akin to E.
   knot; cf. Prov. E. nod the nape of the neck.]
   1. The head; also, noodle; -- used jocosely or
      contemptuously.

   Syn: noggin.
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              Come, master, I have a project in my noddle.
                                                  --L'Estrange.
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   2. The back part of the head or neck. [Obs.]
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            For occasion . . . turneth a bald noddle, after she
            hath presented her locks in front, and no hold
            taken.                                --Bacon.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Noodle \Noo"dle\, n. [Cf. Noddle, Noddy.]
   1. A simpleton; a blockhead; a stupid person; a ninny. [Low]
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            The chuckling grin of noodles.        --Sydney
                                                  Smith.
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   2. The head; also, noddle; -- used jocosely or
      contemptuously; as, use your noodle.

   Syn: noggin.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Noodle \Noo"dle\, n. [G. nudel vermicelli.]
   A thin strip of dough, made with eggs, rolled up, cut into
   small pieces, and used in soup.
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