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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rid·dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Riddled p. pr. & vb. n. Riddling ]
 1. To separate, as grain from the chaff, with a riddle; to pass through a riddle; as, riddle wheat; to riddle coal or gravel.
 2. To perforate so as to make like a riddle; to make many holes in; as, a house riddled with shot.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 riddled
      adj 1: (often followed by `with') damaged throughout by numerous
             perforations or holes; "a sweater riddled with moth
             holes"; "cliffs riddled with caves"; "the
             bullet-riddled target"
      2: spread throughout; "cities riddled with corruption"