"riffle" Definition

  1. n. A trough or sluice having cleats, grooves, or steps across the bottom for holding quicksilver and catching particles of gold when auriferous earth is washed; also, one of the cleats, grooves, or steps in such a trough. Also called ripple.

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Position in dictionary: 84722 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "riffle": 2
Words that end with "riffle": 1
Words that contain "riffle": 2
Next words in dictionary: riffler, riffraff, rifle, riflebird, rifled, rifleman, rifler, rifling, rift, rifted
Previous words in dictionary: rife, rietboc, ries, rief, rie, ridotto, riding, ridiculous, ridiculosity, ridiculize

English Dictionary Definition of riffle

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