buddle

1 of 3

noun (1)

bud·​dle
ˈbu̇dᵊl,
ˈbüd-,
ˈbəd-
plural -s
dialectal, England

buddle

2 of 3

noun (2)

bud·​dle
ˈbədᵊl,
ˈbu̇d-
plural -s
: an apparatus (such as an inclined trough or platform) on which crushed ore is concentrated by running water which washes out the lighter and less valuable portions

buddle

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transitive verb

"
-ed/-ing/-s
: to wash (ore) on a buddle

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Noun (2)

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“Buddle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buddle. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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