Definition of Ruddle

1. Noun. A red iron ore used in dyeing and marking.

Exact synonyms: Raddle, Reddle
Generic synonyms: Iron Ore



2. Verb. Twist or braid together, interlace.
Exact synonyms: Raddle
Generic synonyms: Interweave, Weave

3. Verb. Redden as if with a red ocher color.
Generic synonyms: Redden

Definition of Ruddle

1. v. t. To raddle or twist.

2. n. A riddle or sieve.

3. n. A species of red earth colored by iron sesquioxide; red ocher.

4. v. t. To mark with ruddle; to raddle; to rouge.

Definition of Ruddle

1. Noun. A form of red ochre sometimes used to mark sheep ¹

2. Verb. To mark something with red ochre ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ruddle

1. to color with a red dye [v -DLED, -DLING, -DLES]

Medical Definition of Ruddle

1. A species of red earth coloured by iron sesquioxide; red ocher. See: Rud; cf. Reddle. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ruddle

rudderlessly
rudderlessness
rudderpost
rudderposts
rudders
rudderstock
rudderstocks
ruddied
ruddier
ruddies
ruddiest
ruddily
ruddiness
ruddinesses
rudding
ruddle (current term)
ruddled
ruddleman
ruddlemen
ruddles
ruddling
ruddock
ruddocks
rudds
ruddy
ruddy duck
ruddy shelduck
ruddy shelducks
ruddy turnstone
ruddying

Literary usage of Ruddle

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1. Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia: Extracted from the by Lyman Chalkley, Mary Smith Lockwood (1912)
"Woods, John Anderson, John ruddle, Thos. Stuart, John Lyle, John Buchanan, Thomas Lewis, Archd. Alexander, John Mathews, Adam Dick- enson, Mathias Seltzer, ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... manipulation of the clay», and the increasing knowledge that the colour of a clay could be modified by admixture of other substances such as ruddle and ..."

3. Traditional Ecological Knowledge: Concepts and Cases by Julian Inglis (1993)
"The Transmission of Traditional Ecological Knowledge Kenneth ruddle Although knowledge is the foundation of social life, the sociology of knowledge, ..."

4. The Case of Dred Scott in the United States Supreme Court: The Full Opinions by United States Supreme Court, Roger Brooke Taney (1860)
"ruddle, Ib., 400, Rachael v. Walker,. 4 Mo., 350; Wilson v. Melvin, 592.) " It would be a useless parade of learning for me to go over the ground which he ..."

5. History of Methodism in Illinois, from 1793 to 1832 by James Leaton (1883)
"Carmel—Samuel Hull. Wabash and Ml. Vernon—Josiah Patterson, Wm. H. Smith. Kaskaskia—Anthony W. Casad. Illinois—Jesse Haile, Cornelius ruddle. ..."

6. The Register Book of Marriages Belonging to the Parish of St. George by John Henry Chapmen, George John Armytage (1886)
"July 2 George ruddle, of Harrow on the Hill, B., & Caroline Pool, of Brentford, July 2 Thomas Davis, B., & Thomasin Urwin, S. Midd*. ..."

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