Definition of Pungled

1. a. Shriveled or shrunken; -- said especially of grain which has lost its juices from the ravages of insects, such as the wheat midge, or Trips (Thrips cerealium).



Definition of Pungled

1. Verb. (past of pungle) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pungled

1. pungle [v] - See also: pungle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pungled

pundonor
punese
puneses
pung
punga
pungapung
pungas
pungence
pungences
pungencies
pungency
pungent
pungently
pungies
pungle
pungled (current term)
pungles
pungling
pungs
pungwe
pungwes
pungy
punicic
punicic acid
punier
punies
puniest
punily
punim
punims

Literary usage of Pungled

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1. The Folk-speech of South Cheshire by Thomas Darlington (1887)
"... an' Polly's bad an' had go bed, an' Kitty is bur = ¡i poor tuttle, an' I am so pungled I dunna know what do~ ..."

2. A Treatise on some of the insects injurious to vegetation by Thaddeus William Harris (1880)
"... causing the latter to shrink, and become what the English farmers call pungled. This little pest may probably be destroyed by giving the grain a ..."

3. The Vocabulary of East Anglia: An Attempt to Record the Vulgar Tongue of the by Robert Forby (1830)
"pungled, part, shrivelled and become tough ; as winter fruit over-kept, but not turned rotten ; also grain shrivelled with heat or disease. ..."

4. History of Salt Lake City by Edward William Tullidge (1886)
"The staff officers have not yet pungled, as they are waiting to see what amount will remain to be raised. " The three companies at Stockton would most ..."

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