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An inclined trough in which crushed ore is washed with running water to flush away impurities.
[Probably from Low German buddeln, to agitate.]
(Mining & Quarrying) a sloping trough in which ore is washed
(Mining & Quarrying) (tr) to wash (ore) in a buddle
[C16: of unknown origin]
Past participle: buddled
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