lingel

1 of 2

noun (1)

lin·​gel
variants or less commonly lingle
ˈliŋ(g)əl
plural -s
now Scottish
: a shoemaker's thread

lingel

2 of 2

noun (2)

variants or less commonly lingle
"
plural -s
Scottish
: a little thong of leather

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

Middle English liniolf, from Middle French ligneul, from Latin lineola small line, diminutive of linea line (cord)

Noun (2)

Middle English lingell leather of a horse's harness

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“Lingel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lingel. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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