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runnel

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noun run·nel \ˈrə-nəl\

Simple Definition of runnel

  • : a small stream

Full Definition of runnel

Examples of runnel

  1. <the fugitive made use of local runnels to throw the bloodhounds off his scent>



Origin of runnel

alteration of Middle English rinel, from Old English rynel; akin to Old English rinnan to run — more at run


First Known Use: before 12th century

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