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bud·dle

 (bŭd′l)
n.
An inclined trough in which crushed ore is washed with running water to flush away impurities.

[Probably from Low German buddeln, to agitate.]

buddle

(ˈbʌdəl)
n
(Mining & Quarrying) a sloping trough in which ore is washed
vb
(Mining & Quarrying) (tr) to wash (ore) in a buddle
[C16: of unknown origin]

buddle


Past participle: buddled
Gerund: buddling

Imperative
buddle
buddle
Present
I buddle
you buddle
he/she/it buddles
we buddle
you buddle
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Preterite
I buddled
you buddled
he/she/it buddled
we buddled
you buddled
they buddled
Present Continuous
I am buddling
you are buddling
he/she/it is buddling
we are buddling
you are buddling
they are buddling
Present Perfect
I have buddled
you have buddled
he/she/it has buddled
we have buddled
you have buddled
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Past Continuous
I was buddling
you were buddling
he/she/it was buddling
we were buddling
you were buddling
they were buddling
Past Perfect
I had buddled
you had buddled
he/she/it had buddled
we had buddled
you had buddled
they had buddled
Future
I will buddle
you will buddle
he/she/it will buddle
we will buddle
you will buddle
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Future Perfect
I will have buddled
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Future Continuous
I will be buddling
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been buddling
you have been buddling
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been buddling
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they will have been buddling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been buddling
you had been buddling
he/she/it had been buddling
we had been buddling
you had been buddling
they had been buddling
Conditional
I would buddle
you would buddle
he/she/it would buddle
we would buddle
you would buddle
they would buddle
Past Conditional
I would have buddled
you would have buddled
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we would have buddled
you would have buddled
they would have buddled
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