Rud"dock (?), n. [AS. ruddic; cf. W. rhuddog the redbreast. &root;113. See Rud, n.] [Written also raddock.]
The European robin.
"The tame ruddock
and the coward kite."
A piece of gold money; -- probably because the gold of coins was often reddened by copper alloy. Called also red ruddock, and golden ruddock.
Great pieces of gold . . . red ruddocks.
© Webster 1913.