runnel


runnel

noun

Definition of RUNNEL

a natural body of running water smaller than a river <the fugitive made use of local runnels to throw the bloodhounds off his scent>
Synonyms beck [British], bourn (or bourne), brook, brooklet, burn [British], gill [British], rill, rivulet, run [chiefly Midland], runlet, runnel, streamlet

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