noun (1)
bud·​dle | \ ˈbu̇dᵊl, ˈbüd-, ˈbəd- \
plural -s

Definition of buddle

 (Entry 1 of 3)

dialectal, England


noun (2)
bud·​dle | \ ˈbədᵊl, ˈbu̇d- \
plural -s

Definition of buddle (Entry 2 of 3)

: 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
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Definition of buddle (Entry 3 of 3)

: to wash (ore) on a buddle

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“Buddle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buddle. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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