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Dingle

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Díngle. n.s. [from den, or din, a hollow, Saxon.] A hollow between hills; a dale.

I know each lane, and every alley green,
Dingle or bushy dell of this wild wood;
And every bosky bourn from side to side,
My daily walks and ancient neighbourhood.
Milton.

Sources: Milton, John (449)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Dingle." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: November 30, 2011. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=8357.


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