Definitions For Windle

Etymology 1

Perhaps from wind.

Noun

WINDLE (plural WINDLEs) (UK, dialect) The redwing.

Translations

redwing

Etymology 2

from middle english windle, windel, from {{inh + en + ang + windel + en + gem-pro + *windilaz + le. related to {{cog + ang + windan

Noun

WINDLE (plural WINDLEs) An old English measure of corn, half a bushel. Any dried-out grass leaf or stalk in a field Also any of several species of grasses that leave such leaves or stalks, such as {{vern, dog-tail grass}}, plantago lanceolata {{quote-book, en, title=The Repertory of arts and manufactures, year=1813, passage=That he has given a fair character of the Crested dog's tail, I have proved by by repeated experiments; in the North of Ireland, we know its panicles but two well, under the name of windle straws.}} bent grass, bent grass (agrostis spp.). A windlass A reel for winding something into a bundle, such as winding string or yarn into skeins or straw into bundles.

Verb

windl (transitive) To bind straw into bundles.

Anagrams

wilden

Is Windle a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
10
Words with Friends
12

The word Windle is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

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