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noun (1)

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


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noun (2)

dialectal, England

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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