Nuddled vs Ruddled - What's the difference?

nuddled | ruddled |


As verbs the difference between nuddled and ruddled

is that nuddled is (nuddle) while ruddled is (ruddle).

nuddled

English

Verb

(head)
  • (nuddle)

  • nuddle

    English

    Alternative forms

    * nudle

    Verb

    (nuddl)
  • (UK, dialect) To walk quickly with the head bent forward.
  • Usage notes

    * Often used with (along). (Webster 1913)

    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)