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Definition of "windle" [win•dle]

  • A spindle, a kind of reel for winding yarn. See also windles. (noun)
  • The redwing. (noun)
  • An old English measure of corn, half a bushel. (noun)
  • Dog-tail grass, Plantago lanceolata. (noun)
  • Bent grass. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "windle" in a sentence
  • "LEVS: Yes, and they -- that's what I say, it's going to start to windle down."
  • "Quhan we wold ryd, we tak windle-strawes, or been-stakes"
  • "It was a brave notion of the king to put the loyalty of the land to the test, that the daft folk might be dismayed, and that the clanjamphrey might be tumbled down before their betters, like the windle-straes in a hurricane."