Unusual word and usage, ‘raddled’, and particularly as a simile for hard, grey, hole-riddled bread. 

God protect one’s teeth. 

Some went on nibbling at lumps of bread hard and grey like sea-raddled limestone. 

Source: Louis Golding, Good-bye to Ithaca (London: Hutchinson, 1955), p. 46

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