strinkle

noun

Definition of strinkle

 (Entry 1 of 2)

obsolete
: sprinkler especially : aspergillum

strinkle

verb
strin·​kle | \ ˈstriŋkəl \

Definition of strinkle (Entry 2 of 2)

chiefly dialectal

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History and Etymology for strinkle

Noun

Middle English strenkil, strinkil, probably alteration (influenced by strewen to strew) of sprenkil, sprinkil: akin to Middle English sprenklen to sprinkle

Verb

Middle English strenklen, strinklen, probably alteration of sprenklen, sprinklen

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“Strinkle.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strinkle. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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