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runnels

noun , plural of runnel

Synonyms and Antonyms of runnels

a natural body of running water smaller than a river
  • the fugitive made use of local runnels to throw the bloodhounds off his scent
Synonyms of runnels

becks [British], bourns (or bournes), brooks, brooklets, burns [British], creeks, gills [British], rills, rivulets, runs [chiefly Midland], runlets, streamlets

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