Definitions For Windle

Etymology 1

Perhaps from wind.


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



Etymology 2

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


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.


windl (transitive) To bind straw into bundles.



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