Tinchel
Tinchel Tin"chel, n. [Written also {tinchill}.] [Gael. timchioll a circuit, compass.] A circle of sportsmen, who, by surrounding an extensive space and gradually closing in, bring a number of deer and game within a narrow compass. [Scot.] [1913 Webster]

We'll quell the savage mountaineer, As their tinchel cows the game! --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]


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  • tinchel — tin·chel …   English syllables

  • tinchel — ˈtiŋkəl, ˈtinḵəl noun ( s) Etymology: Scottish Gaelic timchioll circuit, compass Scotland : a ring formed by hunters to drive or enclose deer …   Useful english dictionary

  • tinchill — Tinchel Tin chel, n. [Written also {tinchill}.] [Gael. timchioll a circuit, compass.] A circle of sportsmen, who, by surrounding an extensive space and gradually closing in, bring a number of deer and game within a narrow compass. [Scot.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tainchell — obs. variant of tinchel …   Useful english dictionary

  • tinkal — tinkal, ar see tincal, tinchel …   Useful english dictionary

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