noun run·nel \ˈrə-nəl\

: 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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Rhymes with RUNNEL


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