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wintle

verb win·tle \ˈwi-nəl, ˈwin-təl\
win·tledwin·tling \ˈwin(t)-liŋ; ˈwi-nəl-iŋ, ˈwin-təl-\

Definition of WINTLE

intransitive verb
1
Scottish :  stagger, reel
2
Scottish :  wriggle

Origin of WINTLE

perhaps from Dutch dialect windtelen to reel
First Known Use: 1786

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