from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An inclined trough in which crushed ore is washed with running water to flush away impurities.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An apparatus on which crushed ore is washed.
- v. To use a buddle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An apparatus, especially an inclined trough or vat, in which stamped ore is concentrated by subjecting it to the action of running water so as to wash out the lighter and less valuable portions.
- intransitive v. To wash ore in a buddle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See boodle.
- In mining, to wash (ore); separate (the metalliferous ores) from earthy matters by means of an inclined hutch called a buddle, over which water flows.
- n. In mining, a contrivance for dressing ore, or separating the metalliferous portion from the earthy gangue.
- n. Same as boodle.
- To suffocate; drown.
When about eight years old he was put to manual labour, earning three-halfpence a day as a buddle-boy at a tin mine.
Further inland is Budleigh Salterton, so named after its buddle, or stream, which running through the village makes its way slowly down to the sea.
Your buddle-brain will burst under the HUGE load of whatever to stumble upon.
Harlow is too cute and a bet your new buddle of joy will be just as cute as Harlow.
There is a long the history with temple of the tooth Relic The princess Hemamala the prince Dhantha brought the Tooth relic of the buddle to Sri Lanka.