Buddled vs Ruddled - What's the difference?

buddled | ruddled |


As verbs the difference between buddled and ruddled

is that buddled is (buddle) while ruddled is (ruddle).

buddled

English

Verb

(head)
  • (buddle)

  • buddle

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An apparatus on which crushed ore is washed.
  • Verb

    (buddl)
  • To use a buddle.
  • ruddled

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (ruddle)

  • ruddle

    English

    Etymology 1

    (en)

    Noun

    (-)
  • A form of red ochre sometimes used to mark sheep
  • Synonyms
    * raddle * reddle
    Derived terms
    * ruddleman

    Verb

    (ruddl)
  • To mark something with red ochre.
  • To raddle or twist.
  • Synonyms
    * raddle * reddle

    References

    *OED 2nd edition 1989

    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A riddle or sieve.
  • (Holland)