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 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, 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]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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