noun British Dialect.
Examples from the Web for ruddock
They're singing Bob Marley songs, because Ruddock is from Jamaica.The Stacks: Harold Conrad Was Many Things, But He Was Never, Ever Dull|Mark Jacobson|March 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ruddock had once set out with high hopes of reaching the Sixth; his first term he had won a Divinity prize in the Shell.
Ruddock was, moreover, an altruist; he always worked for the good of his fellow-men.
Old Ruddock begins to come out, not as a raconteur, but as an interrupter, which is a new phase of character.
Whereat Pendell almost roars with laughter, and nods at me knowingly, as if asking if Ruddock isn't a character.
Ruddock, and Relf Chapman, to which society he once belonged, and left in the year 1702.Curious Church Customs|Various
British Dictionary definitions for ruddock
Word Origin for ruddock
Word Origin and History for ruddock
"robin," late Old English rudduc, from rudu "red color," related to read (see red (adj.1)) + diminutive suffix.