Definition of Ruddleman

1. Noun. Someone who deals in ruddle (red ochre) ¹



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Definition of Ruddleman

1. [n RUDDLEMEN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ruddleman

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

Literary usage of Ruddleman

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1. Leicestershire Words, Phrases, and Proverbs by Arthur Benoni Evans (1881)
"ruddleman, sb., var. of ... qv "Besmeared like a ruddleman."—An. Mel., 3, 2, 2, 2. Ruff, sb., var. pron. of ' roof.' Rum, adj. strange; eccentric; ..."

2. A Hand-book of Proverbs: Comprising an Entire Republication of Ray's by Henry George Bohn, John Ray (1888)
"Ruddle ruddleman, 219. Rue an' thyme grow baith in ae garden, 254. Rule lust, temper the tongue, and bridle the belly, 18. ..."

3. Thomas Hardy's Dorset by Robert Thurston Hopkins (1922)
"... coffin while the drivers caroused in an inn; the strange scene where Wildeve, " the Rousseau of Egdon," and the travelling ruddleman dice for Mrs ..."

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