Swingel
Swingel Swin"gel, n. [AS. swingele whip, scourge. See {Swing}.] The swinging part of a flail which falls on the grain in thrashing; the swiple. [1913 Webster]

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  • swingel — (ˈswɪndʒəl) var. swingle …   Useful english dictionary

  • swingel — n. Swiple …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Caplin — Cap lin, Capling Cap ling, n. The cap or coupling of a flail, through which the thongs pass which connect the handle and swingel. Wright. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Capling — Caplin Cap lin, Capling Cap ling, n. The cap or coupling of a flail, through which the thongs pass which connect the handle and swingel. Wright. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swingle — Swin gle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Swingled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swingling}.] [See {Swingel}.] 1. To clean, as flax, by beating it with a swingle, so as to separate the coarse parts and the woody substance from it; to scutch. [1913 Webster] 2. To beat… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swingled — Swingle Swin gle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Swingled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swingling}.] [See {Swingel}.] 1. To clean, as flax, by beating it with a swingle, so as to separate the coarse parts and the woody substance from it; to scutch. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swingling — Swingle Swin gle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Swingled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swingling}.] [See {Swingel}.] 1. To clean, as flax, by beating it with a swingle, so as to separate the coarse parts and the woody substance from it; to scutch. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • swipel — Swiple Swi ple, n. [See {Swipe}.] That part of a flail which strikes the grain in thrashing; a swingel. [Written also {swipel}, and {swipple}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swiple — Swi ple, n. [See {Swipe}.] That part of a flail which strikes the grain in thrashing; a swingel. [Written also {swipel}, and {swipple}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • swipple — Swiple Swi ple, n. [See {Swipe}.] That part of a flail which strikes the grain in thrashing; a swingel. [Written also {swipel}, and {swipple}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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