rud·​dle·​man | \ -dᵊlmən \
variants: or less commonly reddleman \ ˈred-​ \
plural ruddlemen

Definition of ruddleman

: a dealer in red ocher

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First Known Use of ruddleman

1632, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ruddleman

ruddle entry 1 or reddle + man

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“Ruddleman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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