Puddle vs Puddly - What's the difference?
As a noun puddle
is a small pool of water, usually on a path or road.
As a verb puddle
is to form a puddle.
As a adjective puddly is
consisting of, or resembling, puddles; muddy; foul.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A small pool of water, usually on a path or road.
* 1596 , (Edmund Spenser), The Faerie Queene , IV.5:
* 1624 , , Generall Historie , in Kupperman 1988, p. 90:
- And fast beside a little brooke did pas / Of muddie water, that like puddle stank […].
A homogeneous mixture of clay, water, and sometimes grit, used to line a canal or pond to make it watertight.
- searching their habitations for water, we could fill but three barricoes, and that such puddle , that never till then we ever knew the want of good water.
To form a puddle.
To play or splash in a puddle.
To process iron by means of puddling.
To line a canal with puddle (clay).
To collect ideas, especially abstract concepts, into rough subtopics or categories, as in study, research or conversation.
To make (clay, loam, etc.) dense or close, by working it when wet, so as to render impervious to water.
To make foul or muddy; to pollute with dirt; to mix dirt with (water).
- Some unhatched practice / Hath puddled his clear spirit.
Consisting of, or resembling, puddles; muddy; foul.