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Definition of "ingle" [in•gle]

  • An open fire in a fireplace. (noun)
  • A fireplace. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ingle" in a sentence
  • "And above the ingle was another slab of oak from the same tree."
  • "For example, ingle, meaning boy (= Ger. jüngling), has been wholly obliterated by the English word."
  • "At NCVO, we are looking at how we can work constructively with other networks to identify gaps and opportunities, including connecting with our European national partners in ENNA.The EESC study group will prepare an exploratory opinion on social entrepreneurship for the section for the ingle market, production and consumption to be finalised in October, and the next public hearing will be in Brussels on 28 July."