windle

noun (1)
win·​dle | \ ˈwin(d)ᵊl \
plural -s

Definition of windle

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a locally varying measure (as for wheat) used in northern England and Scotland

windle

noun (2)
\ " \

Definition of windle (Entry 2 of 2)

dialectal, England

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History and Etymology for windle

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 28 Jul. 2021.

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