Buddle

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Buddle (Mining) 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.
    • v. i Buddle (Mining) To wash ore in a buddle.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n buddle See boodle.
    • buddle 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 buddle In mining, a contrivance for dressing ore, or separating the metalliferous portion from the earthy gangue. The term was originally used in Cornwall, where the hand-buddle is a long box slightly inclined, on the bottom of which the ore is separated by the aid of a current of water. There are several much more complicated forms of the buddle, some of which are stationary and others revolving.
    • n buddle Same as boodle.
    • buddle To suffocate; drown.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Buddle bud′l to wash ore with a buddle or inclined hutch over which water flows.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Prov. E., to cleanse ore, also a vessel for this purpose; cf. G. butteln, to shake

Usage

In literature:

The old houses around the Buddle are of dark and mysterious aspect.
"Wanderings in Wessex" by Edric Holmes
On the 19th of October died Daniel Buddle, seaman.
"An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island" by John Hunter
I took Nick Tresidder by the scruff of the neck, while George gripped Buddle like a blacksmith's vice.
"The Birthright" by Joseph Hocking
Buddle's West Hartley, 15s.
"The Economist" by Various
Buddle, Mr., on creeps in coal mines, 50. on ancient river-channels of coal period, 334.
"A Manual of Elementary Geology" by Charles Lyell
What about 'im puttin' his money on that 'oss as won the Buddle Stakes?
"All Men are Ghosts" by L. P. Jacks
It was treated by grinding in mills and concentrating upon a sort of buddle.
"De Re Metallica" by Georgius Agricola
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In news:

Buddle recovers in time to salvage 'lost year'.
Five months after suffering a torn meniscus suffered colliding with an opposing player, Galaxy striker Edson Buddle is starting to feel like his old self.
Surgery for Buddle , Keat.
Galaxy forward Edson Buddle and midfielder/defender Dan Keat have undergone surgeries on the right meniscuses and are expected to miss three to six weeks.
Buddle return might mean repeat.
Edson Buddle is returning to the Los Angeles Galaxy after a year in the German second division.
Buddle scores in Ingolstadt debut.
US international Edson Buddle scored in his first game for German Bundesliga 2 club Ingolstadt in its 1-1 tie with first-place Duisburg on Friday.
Buddle puts 'miracle goal' behind him.
As it was during the regular season, Edson Buddle and Chris Wondolowski are neck-and-neck in the playoff scoring race.
Buddle 's goal lifts Galaxy past Sounders.
Buddle 's 4 Goals Are Enough For Crew.
Edson Buddle scored a career-best and team-record four goals, and the Columbus Crew beat the visiting MetroStars, 4-2, last night, securing a playoff spot and extending its unbeaten streak to 13 games.
Team USA's Landon Donovan celebrates his late goal against Algeria with teammate Edson Buddle.
0 The Galaxy traded veteran forward Edson Buddle to the Colorado Rapids.
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