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Dingle   /dˈɪŋgəl/   Listen
Dingle

noun
1.
A small wooded hollow.  Synonym: dell.






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"Dingle" Quotes from Famous Books



... to earth by the care of her three sons, who, by means of her instructions, became celebrated physicians. On one occasion she accompanied them to a place still called Pant-y-Meddygon (the hollow, or dingle, of the physicians), and there pointed out to them the various herbs which grew around, and revealed their medicinal virtues. It is added that, in order that their knowledge should not be lost, the physicians wisely committed ...
— The Science of Fairy Tales - An Inquiry into Fairy Mythology • Edwin Sidney Hartland

... far owir fell, (Hark the sounding huntsmen thrang;) Thorow dingle, and thorow dell, (Luve, ...
— A Bundle of Ballads • Various

... as he gazed and listened, Shone the soul of the wood's deep dream, One bright glade and a pool that glistened Full in the face of the sun's last gleam,— Gold in the heart of a violet dingle! Young Actaeon, beware! beware! Who shall track, while the pulses tingle, Spring ...
— Collected Poems - Volume Two (of 2) • Alfred Noyes

... wild April, On pastoral quill Came piping in moonlight By hollow and hill, In starlight at midnight, By dingle and rill. Sing hi, Sing hey, ...
— The Home Book of Verse, Vol. 3 (of 4) • Various

... higher and higher, chasing the morning mists from dell and dingle, filling the earth with his glory and making glad the heart of man, ...
— The Amateur Gentleman • Jeffery Farnol et al

... the land o' the broom-cover'd brae, The land o' the rowan, the haw, and the slae; Where waves the blue harebell in dingle and glade— The land o' the ...
— The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume VI - The Songs of Scotland of the Past Half Century • Various

... each lane, and every alley green Dingle, or bushy dell of this wilde Wood, And every bosky bourn from side to side My daily walks and ancient neighbourhood, And if your stray attendance be yet lodg'd, Or shroud within these limits, I shall know Ere morrow wake, ...
— The Poetical Works of John Milton • John Milton

... the dark coppice, where fairies dwell, Where the wren and the red-breast build; Along the green lanes, through dingle and dell, O'er bracken and brake, and moss-covered fell, Where ...
— The Death of Saul and other Eisteddfod Prize Poems and Miscellaneous Verses • J. C. Manning



Words linked to "Dingle" :   dell, hollow, holler



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