Buddle meaning

bŭd'l
An inclined trough in which crushed ore is washed with running water to flush away impurities.
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A shallow, inclined trough used to wash or sluice crushed ore.
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An apparatus on which crushed ore is washed.
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To use a buddle.
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Origin of buddle

  • Probably from Low German buddeln to agitate
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Compare German butteln (“to shake”).
    From Wiktionary