Definitions for raddleˈræd l
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
rad•dleˈræd l(v.t.)-dled, -dling.
to interweave; wattle.
Origin of raddle:
1665–75; v. use of raddle lath < AF reidele pole, rail (OF redelle; cf. F ridelle)
ruddle, reddle, raddle(verb)
a red iron ore used in dyeing and marking
twist or braid together, interlace
mark or paint with raddle
A red ochre.
To mark with raddle; to daub something red.
Origin: Related to red.
a long, flexible stick, rod, or branch, which is interwoven with others, between upright posts or stakes, in making a kind of hedge or fence
a hedge or fence made with raddles; -- called also raddle hedge
an instrument consisting of a wooden bar, with a row of upright pegs set in it, used by domestic weavers to keep the warp of a proper width, and prevent tangling when it is wound upon the beam of the loom
to interweave or twist together
a red pigment used in marking sheep, and in some mechanical processes; ruddle
to mark or paint with, or as with, raddle