Definition of Reddle

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

Exact synonyms: Raddle, Ruddle
Generic synonyms: Iron Ore



Definition of Reddle

1. n. Red chalk. See under Chalk.

Definition of Reddle

1. Noun. Red ochre ¹

2. Verb. To redden. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Reddle

1. to ruddle [v -DLED, -DLING, -DLES] - See also: ruddle

Medical Definition of Reddle

1. Red chalk. See Chalk. Origin: From Red; cf. G. Rthel. Cf. Ruddle. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Reddle

redding
reddingite
reddings
reddish
reddish-brown
reddish blue
reddish brown
reddish orange
reddish purple
reddishly
reddishness
reddishnesses
reddition
redditions
redditive
reddle (current term)
reddled
reddleman
reddlemen
reddles
reddling
reddour
redds
reddy
rede
redeal
redealing
redeals
redealt
redear

Literary usage of Reddle

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Testimony Taken by the Subcommittee on the Tariff of the Senate Committee on by U. S Congress Senate. Committee on finance (1888)
"DEAR SIR : I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 20th instant, and in reply to state as follows : reddle, raddle, or ruddle is a ..."

2. A Glossary of Mineralogy by Henry William Bristow (1861)
"See reddle. RED IRON FROTH, Jameson. A variety of Red Hematite, composed of friable or slightly coherent scaly particles. It is smelted at Sahl, ..."

3. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1811)
"The reddle is found in large veins, or irregular ... to be portions of the clay lefs impregnated with iron than the reddle ; and which perhaps derived their ..."

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