American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A small wooded valley; a dell.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small, secluded, and embowered valley.
- n. The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
- To shake; vibrate.
- n. The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
- n. A small, narrow or enclosed, usually wooded valley.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A narrow dale; a small dell; a small, secluded, and embowered valley.
- n. a small wooded hollow
- From an alteration of dimble ("a dingle, glen, retired place"). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, dell, hollow. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“True," said Mr. Petulengro; "why bring what's low to the dingle, which is low enough already?”
“True,' said Mr. Petulengro; 'why bring what's low to the dingle, which is low enough already?”
“However, bright, sunny ( "dingle") days can occur, particularly in November and December.”
“This shelter was called the "dingle," and contained the camp grindstone and spare sled equipment.”
“And, observe the art of it, under all the simplicity -- notice, for example, the curious weird effect produced by the studied repetition of the word "dingle" coming ever round and round like the master-note in a chime.”
“dingle," gazing mournfully out into the smother of snowflakes.”
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“Near the left-hand corner of the grove which surrounded the dingle, and about ten yards from the fire-ball, I perceived a chaise, with a postillion on the box, who was making efforts, apparently useless, to control his horses, which were kicking and plunging in the highest degree of excitement.”
“I hope he doen't continue to flip flop and NASA gets the funding and support it needs to be successful. danilo dingle”
“But it hasn't just been the nuts with their sidearms, misspelled signs, and dingle ball hats.”
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