hingle

noun hin·gle \ˈhiŋəl\

Definition of hingle

plural

-s

dialectal, England

  1. :  the part (as a gate hinge or pot handle) by which something hangs

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Origin and Etymology of hingle

Middle English hengle; akin to Middle Dutch hengel fishhook, Middle Low German & Middle High German, hook, handle; derivatives from the root of English hang


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