WATTLE, n. [L., a shoot.]1. Properly, a twig or flexible rod; and hence, a hurdle.2. The fleshy excrescence that grows under the throat of a cock or turkey, or a like substance on a fish.3. A rod laid on a roof to support the thatch.
WATTLE, v.t. 1. To bind with twigs.2. To twist or interweave twigs one with another; to plat; to for a kind of network with flexible branches; as, to wattle a hedge.