variants or less commonly reddleman
plural ruddlemen
: a dealer in red ocher

Word History


ruddle entry 1 or reddle + man

First Known Use

1632, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ruddleman was in 1632

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“Ruddleman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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