Ingle nook
Ingle In"gle ([i^][ng]"g'l), n. [Gael. & Ir. aingeali fire; cf. L. igniculusi spark, dim. of ignis fire. Cf. {Ignite}.] Flame; blaze; a fire; a fireplace. [Obs. or Scot.] --Burns. [1913 Webster]

{Ingle nook}, the chimney corner.

{Ingle side}, {Ingle cheek}, the fireside. [1913 Webster]


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  • Ingle — In gle ([i^][ng] g l), n. [Gael. & Ir. aingeali fire; cf. L. igniculusi spark, dim. of ignis fire. Cf. {Ignite}.] Flame; blaze; a fire; a fireplace. [Obs. or Scot.] Burns. [1913 Webster] {Ingle nook}, the chimney corner. {Ingle side}, {Ingle… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ingle cheek — Ingle In gle ([i^][ng] g l), n. [Gael. & Ir. aingeali fire; cf. L. igniculusi spark, dim. of ignis fire. Cf. {Ignite}.] Flame; blaze; a fire; a fireplace. [Obs. or Scot.] Burns. [1913 Webster] {Ingle nook}, the chimney corner. {Ingle side},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ingle side — Ingle In gle ([i^][ng] g l), n. [Gael. & Ir. aingeali fire; cf. L. igniculusi spark, dim. of ignis fire. Cf. {Ignite}.] Flame; blaze; a fire; a fireplace. [Obs. or Scot.] Burns. [1913 Webster] {Ingle nook}, the chimney corner. {Ingle side},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ingle — (n.) fireplace, c.1500, from Scottish, probably from Gael. aingeal fire, of uncertain origin. The vogue for Scottish poetry in late 18c. introduced ingleside, ingle nook to literary English …   Etymology dictionary

  • nook — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. retreat, corner, cover, niche, recess. See angularity. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. niche, cubbyhole, cranny; see hole 2 , recess 2 , 3 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. niche, recess, cranny, corner,… …   English dictionary for students

  • fireside — n 1. hearth, hearthside, fireplace, fire, hearthstone, chimney corner, Brit. Dial. ingle, Brit. Dial. ingleside, Scot. ingle cheek, Chiefly Brit. ingle nook or ingle nook. 2. home, abode, domicile, domicil, residence, residency, dwelling,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • inglenook — /ing geuhl nook /, n. a corner or nook near a fireplace; chimney corner. [1765 75; INGLE + NOOK] * * * ▪ furniture       wooden seat or settle built into the space on either side of the wide fireplaces common in 17th century English houses and… …   Universalium

  • fireplace — n 1. hearth, hearthside, fireside, fire, hearthstone, chimney corner, Brit. Dial. ingle, Brit. Dial. ingleside, Scot. ingle cheek, Chiefly Brit. inglenook or ingle nook. 2. firebox, grate, grill, griller, hob, hub …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • fireplace — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. hearth, ingle[nook], chimney. See heat. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. hearth, chimney, ingle, inglenook, ingleside, hob, settle, fireside, hearthside, stove, furnace, fire, blaze, grate. III (Roget s 3… …   English dictionary for students

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