windle (plural windles)

  1. A spindle; a kind of reel; a winch.
  2. (Zoöl.) The redwing. [Prov. Eng.]
  3. An old English measure of corn, half a bushel.
    • 1882: In the Derby household book of 1561, wheat, malt, and oats are sold by the quarter and the windle, in which the quarter clearly contained sixteen windles, and must have been a wholly different measure from that which we are familiar. — James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, Volume 4, p. 208.

6 letters in word "windle": D E I L N W.

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Words found within windle:

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