from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as dindle.
- To make a great noise.
- n. A tremulous motion, especially with reverberation; a vibration; a thrill.
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So with the greatest readiness he struck straight out behind and took Saunders what he himself called a "dinnle on the elbuck."
Ane aye thinks at the first dinnle o 'the sentence, they hae heart eneugh to die rather than bide out the sax weeks; but they aye bide the sax weeks out for a' that.
Ane aye thinks at the first dinnle o’ the sentence, they hae heart eneugh to die rather than bide out the sax weeks; but they aye bide the sax weeks out for a’ that.
"Weel, minister," said Saunders, penitently, "I ken brawly I'm i 'the wrang; but ye ken yersel', gin ye had gotten a dinnle i 'the elbuck that garred ye loup like a troot i' Luckie Mowatt's pool, or gin ye had cuttit yersel 'wi' yer ain razor, wad 'Effectual
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