Definition of raddle in English:

raddle

noun

  • 1

    another term for reddle
    1. 1.1[count noun]A block or stick of reddle.

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • Colour with reddle.

    ‘a device which holds a colour marking device on rams in lieu of raddling their breast wool with colour’
    untidy, sloppy, scruffy, messy, dishevelled, slovenly, sluttish, slatternly, tousled, unkempt, frowzy, slipshod, bedraggled, down at heel
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Origin

Early 16th century: related to red; compare with ruddle.

Pronunciation:

raddle

/ˈrad(ə)l/