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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A colored iron ore used in dyeing and marking.

Usage examples (7)
  • "I gave up dealing in reddle last Christmas," said Venn.
  • When the farmers who had wished to buy in a new stock of reddle during the last month had inquired where Venn was to be found, people replied, "On Egdon Heath."
  • During the interval he had shifted his position even further from hers than it had originally been, by adopting the reddle trade; though he was really in very good...
  • But the sale of reddle was not Diggory's primary object in remaining on the heath, particularly at so late a period of the year, when most travellers of his class had... for more
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