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raddle

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[ rad-l ]
/ ˈræd l /
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verb (used with object), rad·dled, rad·dling.

to interweave; wattle.

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Origin of raddle

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1665–75; v. use of raddle lath <Anglo-French reidele pole, rail of a cart (Old French redelle; compare French ridelle)

Definition for raddle (2 of 2)

raddle2
[ rad-l ]
/ ˈræd l /

noun

verb (used with object), rad·dled, rad·dling.

to color coarsely.
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British Dictionary definitions for raddle (1 of 2)

raddle1
/ (ˈrædəl) /

verb

(tr) another word for interweave

Word Origin for raddle

C17: from obsolete noun sense of raddle meaning a rod, wattle, or lath, from Old French redalle a stick, pole; of obscure origin

British Dictionary definitions for raddle (2 of 2)

raddle2
/ (ˈrædəl) /

verb

(tr) mainly British to paint (the face) with rouge

noun, verb

another word for ruddle

Word Origin for raddle

C16: variant of ruddle
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