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Definition of "attle" []

  • Dirt; filth (noun)
  • Rubbish or refuse consisting of broken rock inholding little or no ore; especially, the worthless rock left over once the ore has been selected. (noun)

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Use "attle" in a sentence
  • "After the fire had done its work, it was found that copper veins, which had been worked, ran through the rock in the gap, and that the great bank upon the south side of the hill, which was supposed to be a terraced gravel bank, proved to be a vast accumulation of "attle," or refuse stone, that had been taken from the artificial gap and deposited there."
  • "a vast accumulation of "attle," or refuse stone, that had been taken from the artificial gap and deposited there."
  • "Ironically, if BHP succeeds in its takeover b attle, it will end up footing the bill for the Canpotex park ride."