dingle

Part of speech: noun

A narrow valley.

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Usage examples "dingle":

  1. And every copse, Dingle, and grove is packed with riflemen. - "The Dynasts An Epic-Drama Of The War With Napoleon, In Three Parts, Nineteen Acts, And One Hundred And Thirty Scenes", Thomas Hardy.
  2. Now and then he passed through currents of cool air that streamed out of the low wooded valleys, rich with the fragrance of copse and dingle. - "Beside Still Waters", Arthur Christopher Benson.
  3. Several times I was on the point of starting up and rushing anywhere; but I restrained myself, for I knew I could not escape from myself, so why should I not remain in the dingle? - "Lavengro The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest", George Borrow.