Then he starts all confused mucking it up about mortgagor under the act like the lord chancellor giving it out on the bench and for the benefit of the wife and that a trust is created but on the other hand that Dignam owed Bridgeman the money and if now the wife or the widow contested the mortgagee’s right till he near had the head of me addled with his mortgagor under the act.
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But she counted and counted till she got that addled she’d start to count in the basket for a spoon sometimes; and so, three times they come out right, and three times they come out wrong.
Mark Twain -- The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Although her relations with Atticus and Jem had reached their lowest ebb ("You’re downright addled these days, Jean Louise," her father had said.