Mary stepped in a puddle in her new Ferragamo evening shoes.
The dog splashed happily through the mud puddles.
A puddle of light gathered at the foot of the stage. (metaphoric extension)
He sat in a puddle of books on the floor of his study. (metaphoric extension)
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3
We mixed sand and clay to form the puddle to hold the water for our man-made pool.
The workmen used gravel mixed with sand to make a puddle for the Koi pond.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1