Synonyms for puddle

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You're in the middle of a puddle now, but when you get over dreaming I'd like to mop it up.

He had been lying in a puddle, and, like little Fay, he preferred "a dly place."

His grey hair was straggling into the puddle around his head.

The "pond" was a puddle, perhaps twenty feet across, left by the outgoing tide.

As for the Princess, she was as happy as a duck in a puddle.

His soft nose had been cut between his teeth and the far edge of the puddle.

I floundered around in that puddle for about two minutes, and then I got up.

Cried myself to a puddle when I first came, but I like it now.

It loosened its claws and dropped with a splash into the puddle of water.

You are so tiny you might easily fall into a puddle and drown.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., "small pool of dirty water," frequentative or diminutive of Old English pudd "ditch," related to German pudeln "to splash in water" (cf. poodle). Originally used of pools and ponds as well.

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