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Noun: puddle  pú-d(u)l
  1. A small body of standing water (rainwater) or other liquid
    "there were puddles of muddy water in the road after the rain";
    - pool
  2. A mixture of wet clay and sand that can be used to line a pond and that is impervious to water when dry
  3. Something resembling a pool of liquid
    "his chair sat in a puddle of books and magazines";
    - pool
Verb: puddle  pú-d(u)l
  1. Wade or dabble in a puddle
    "The ducks and geese puddled in the backyard"
  2. Subject to puddling or form by puddling
    "puddle iron"
  3. Dip into mud before planting
    "puddle young plants"
  4. Work a wet mixture, such as concrete or mud
  5. Mess around, as in a liquid or paste
    "The children are having fun puddling in paint"
  6. Make into a puddle
    "puddled mire";
    - muddle
  7. Make a puddle by splashing water
  8. Mix up or confuse
    "He puddled the issues";
    - addle, muddle

Derived forms: puddling, puddles, puddled

Type of: body of water, bundle, compact, confuse, covering material, forge, form, jumble, kid around, mess around, mix up, mold [N. Amer], monkey, monkey around, mould [Brit, Cdn], muck about, muck around, pack, place, plant, plash, potter [Brit], putter [N. Amer], rile, roil, set, shape, spatter, splash, splatter, splosh, spot, swash, tinker, topographic point, wad, wade, water, work

Encyclopedia: Puddle, Cornwall