windle

1 of 2

noun (1)

win·​dle
ˈwin(d)ᵊl
plural -s
: a locally varying measure (as for wheat) used in northern England and Scotland

windle

2 of 2

noun (2)

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dialectal, England

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

Middle English, from Old English windel basket, from windan to wind, twist, plait

Noun (2)

perhaps from wind entry 1

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“Windle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/windle. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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