Associations to the word «Puddle»


PUDDLE, noun. A small pool of water, usually on a path or road. [from 14th c.]
PUDDLE, noun. (now dialectal) Stagnant or polluted water. [from 16th c.]
PUDDLE, noun. A homogeneous mixture of clay, water, and sometimes grit, used to line a canal or pond to make it watertight. [from 18th c.]
PUDDLE, verb. To form a puddle.
PUDDLE, verb. To play or splash in a puddle.
PUDDLE, verb. To process iron by means of puddling.
PUDDLE, verb. To line a canal with puddle (clay).
PUDDLE, verb. To collect ideas, especially abstract concepts, into rough subtopics or categories, as in study, research or conversation.
PUDDLE, verb. To make (clay, loam, etc.) dense or close, by working it when wet, so as to render impervious to water.
PUDDLE, verb. To make foul or muddy; to pollute with dirt; to mix dirt with (water).
PUDDLE BALL, noun. The lump of pasty wrought iron as taken from the puddling furnace to be hammered or rolled.
PUDDLE BALLS, noun. Plural of puddle ball
PUDDLE BAR, noun. An iron bar made at a single heat from a puddle ball hammering and rolling.
PUDDLE BARS, noun. Plural of puddle bar
PUDDLE JUMPER, noun. (idiomatic) A small passenger airplane, typically used for shorter connecting trips to smaller airports.
PUDDLE JUMPERS, noun. Plural of puddle jumper

Dictionary definition

PUDDLE, noun. A mixture of wet clay and sand that can be used to line a pond and that is impervious to water when dry.
PUDDLE, noun. A small body of standing water (rainwater) or other liquid; "there were puddles of muddy water in the road after the rain"; "the body lay in a pool of blood".
PUDDLE, noun. Something resembling a pool of liquid; "he stood in a pool of light"; "his chair sat in a puddle of books and magazines".
PUDDLE, verb. Wade or dabble in a puddle; "The ducks and geese puddled in the backyard".
PUDDLE, verb. Subject to puddling or form by puddling; "puddle iron".
PUDDLE, verb. Dip into mud before planting; "puddle young plants".
PUDDLE, verb. Work a wet mixture, such as concrete or mud.
PUDDLE, verb. Mess around, as in a liquid or paste; "The children are having fun puddling in paint".
PUDDLE, verb. Make into a puddle; "puddled mire".
PUDDLE, verb. Make a puddle by splashing water.
PUDDLE, verb. Mix up or confuse; "He muddled the issues".
PUDDLE, verb. Eliminate urine; "Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug".

Wise words

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