rid·​del ˈri-dᵊl How to pronounce riddel (audio)
variants or less commonly riddle
plural -s
: a church curtain : one of the side curtains of an altar

Word History


Middle English ridel, riddel, perhaps from riddil riddle (sieve)

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“Riddel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/riddel. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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