noun or verb sud·dle \ˈsədəl, ˈsu̇d-\

Definition of suddle

Scottish & dialectal, England

  1. :  stain, soil

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Origin and Etymology of suddle

probably from Middle High German sudelen; akin to German dialect sudel swamp, bog, Greek hyei it is raining — more at suck

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