Buddha to Bug
(Bud"dha) n. [Skr. buddha wise, sage, fr. budh to know.] The title of an incarnation of self-
abnegation, virtue, and wisdom, or a deified religious teacher of the Buddhists, esp. Gautama Siddartha
or Sakya Sinha the founder of Buddhism.
(Bud"dhism) n. The religion based upon the doctrine originally taught by the Hindoo sage
Gautama Siddartha, surnamed Buddha, "the awakened or enlightened," in the sixth century b. c., and
adopted as a religion by the greater part of the inhabitants of Central and Eastern Asia and the Indian
Islands. Buddha's teaching is believed to have been atheistic; yet it was characterized by elevated humanity
and morality. It presents release from existence (a beatific enfranchisement, Nirvâna) as the greatest
good. Buddhists believe in transmigration of souls through all phases and forms of life. Their number
was estimated in 1881 at 470,000,000.
(Bud"dhist) n. One who accepts the teachings of Buddhism.
(Bud"dhist), a. Of or pertaining to Buddha, Buddhism, or the Buddhists.
(Bud*dhis"tic) a. Same as Buddhist, a.
1. The act or process of producing buds.
2. (Biol.) A process of asexual reproduction, in which a new organism or cell is formed by a protrusion
of a portion of the animal or vegetable organism, the bud thus formed sometimes remaining attached to
the parent stalk or cell, at other times becoming free; gemmation. See Hydroidea.
3. The act or process of ingrafting one kind of plant upon another stock by inserting a bud under the
(Bud"dle) n. [Prov. E., to cleanse ore, also a vessel for this purpose; cf. G. butteln to shake.]
(Mining) An apparatus, especially an inclined trough or vat, in which stamped ore is concentrated by
subjecting it to the action of running water so as to wash out the lighter and less valuable portions.
(Bud"dle), v. i. (Mining) To wash ore in a buddle.
(Bude" burn`er) [See Bude light.] A burner consisting of two or more concentric Argand
burners (the inner rising above the outer) and a central tube by which oxygen gas or common air is
(Bude" light`) [From Bude, in Cornwall, the residence of Sir G.Gurney, the inventor.] A light
in which high illuminating power is obtained by introducing a jet of oxygen gas or of common air into the
center of a flame fed with coal gas or with oil.
(Budge) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Budged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Budging.] [F. bouger to stir, move (akin
to Pr. bojar, bolegar, to stir, move, It. bulicare to boil, bubble), fr. L. bullire. See Boil, v. i.] To
move off; to stir; to walk away.
I'll not budge an inch, boy.
The mouse ne'er shunned the cat as they did budge
From rascals worse than they.
(Budge), a. [See Budge, v.] Brisk; stirring; jocund. [Obs.] South.
(Budge), n. [OE. bouge bag, OF. boge, bouge, fr. L. bulga a leathern bag or knapsack; a
Gallic word; cf. OIr. bolc, Gael. bolg. Cf. Budge, n.] A kind of fur prepared from lambskin dressed
with the wool on; used formerly as an edging and ornament, esp. of scholastic habits.