What does ruddle mean?

Definitions for ruddle
ˈrʌd lrud·dle

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word ruddle.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ruddle, reddle, raddleverb

    a red iron ore used in dyeing and marking

  2. raddle, ruddleverb

    twist or braid together, interlace

  3. ruddleverb

    redden as if with a red ocher color

Wiktionary

  1. ruddlenoun

    A form of red ochre sometimes used to mark sheep

  2. ruddleverb

    To mark something with red ochre

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

Wikipedia

  1. ruddle

    Ruddle is an unincorporated community on the South Branch Potomac River located in Pendleton County, West Virginia, United States. Ruddle lies along U.S. Highway 220. According to the Geographic Names Information System, Ruddle was originally known by the names of Ruddle Mill and Ruddle's Mill. The community was named after Edward Ruddle, the proprietor of a local mill.

ChatGPT

  1. ruddle

    Ruddle, also known as reddle or raddle, is a red or reddish-colored earth or clay used for marking animals, or for coloring and as a pigment in brick-making and other industries. It is often mixed with oil or fat to make it stick to the animal's fur or wool.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ruddleverb

    to raddle or twist

  2. Ruddlenoun

    a riddle or sieve

  3. Ruddlenoun

    a species of red earth colored by iron sesquioxide; red ocher

  4. Ruddleverb

    to mark with ruddle; to raddle; to rouge

  5. Etymology: [See Rud; cf. Reddle.]

Wikidata

  1. Ruddle

    Ruddle is an unincorporated community on the South Branch Potomac River located in Pendleton County, West Virginia, USA. Ruddle lies along U.S. Highway 220. According to the Geographic Names Information System, Ruddle was originally known by the names of Ruddle Mill and Ruddle's Mill.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ruddle

    rud′l, v.t. to interweave: to cross-plait, as in making lattice-work. [Raddle.]

  2. Ruddle

    rud′l, n. a species of red earth, red ochre: (obs.) ruddiness.—v.t. to mark with ruddle—also Radd′le, Redd′le.—n. Rudd′leman=Reddleman. [A.S. rudu, redness—reád, red.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. RUDDLE

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Ruddle is ranked #40610 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Ruddle surname appeared 538 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Ruddle.

    93.3% or 502 total occurrences were White.
    1.6% or 9 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.4% or 8 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.3% or 7 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    1.1% or 6 total occurrences were Black.
    1.1% or 6 total occurrences were Asian.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ruddle in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ruddle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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