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
Origin: [Cf. Ruddle.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rad′l, v.t. to interweave: to beat.—n. a hedge formed by interweaving the branches of trees: a hurdle: split wood like laths: a wooden bar used in domestic weaving. [Perh. a transposed form of hurdle; or perh. formed from wreathe, or writhe, and confused with hurdle.]
rad′l, n. a layer of red pigment—also Redd′le.—v.t. to colour coarsely, as with raddle: to do work in a slovenly way. [Ruddle.]
The numerical value of raddle in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of raddle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8