Definitions

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  • n. The part of a flail that is free to swing, and which strikes the grain in threshing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That part of the flail that falls upon the grain in threshing. Also swingle.

Etymologies

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See swipe.

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  • Yes, I agree. The swingle is indeed the swipple of a flail.

    July 28, 2009

  • A waterlogged nipple.

    July 31, 2008