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Topic: NATURE

Date: 1300-1400
Origin: Probably from Old English pudd 'ditch'

puddle

noun
     
pud‧dle [countable]
DN a small pool of liquid, especially rain water:
Children splashed through the puddles.
puddle of
He had fallen asleep, his head resting in a puddle of beer.
puddle verb [intransitive] literary:
Rain trickled down the glass, puddling on the window sills.
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