ruddock definition by Webster's New World
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Brit., Dialectal robin (sense )
Origin: Middle English ruddok ; from Old English rudduc ; from rudu, red (see rudd) plush -uc, -ock
ruddock definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun Chiefly British
An Old World robin (Erithacus rubecula) having olive-brown upper plumage and a conspicuous orange breast.
Origin: Middle English ruddok, from Old English rudduc; see reudh- in Indo-European roots.