Swiple
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]

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  • swiple — or swipple [swip′əl] n. 〚ME swepyl < swepen, to SWEEP〛 the part of a flail that strikes the grain in threshing * * * …   Universalium

  • swiple — or swipple [swip′əl] n. [ME swepyl < swepen, to SWEEP] the part of a flail that strikes the grain in threshing …   English World dictionary

  • swiple — n. Swingel …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • swiple — swi·ple …   English syllables

  • swiple — …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swipe — Swipe, n. [Cf. {Sweep}, {Swiple}.] 1. A swape or sweep. See {Sweep}. [1913 Webster] 2. A strong blow given with a sweeping motion, as with a bat or club. [1913 Webster] Swipes [in cricket] over the blower s head, and over either of the long… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • swypes — Swipe Swipe, n. [Cf. {Sweep}, {Swiple}.] 1. A swape or sweep. See {Sweep}. [1913 Webster] 2. A strong blow given with a sweeping motion, as with a bat or club. [1913 Webster] Swipes [in cricket] over the blower s head, and over either of the long …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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