Definition of Runnel

1. Noun. A small stream.

Exact synonyms: Rill, Rivulet, Run, Streamlet
Generic synonyms: Stream, Watercourse
Derivative terms: Run, Stream



Definition of Runnel

1. n. A rivulet or small brook.

Definition of Runnel

1. Noun. a small stream, a rivulet ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Runnel

1. a small stream [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Runnel

rungs
runholder
runic letter
runically
runiform
runkle
runkled
runkles
runkling
runless
runlet
runlets
runnable
runned
runnel (current term)
runnels
runner
runner's condition
runner-runner
runner-up
runner-up finish
runner-ups
runner bean
runner beans
runner up
runners
runners-up
runners up
runnest

Literary usage of Runnel

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1. A Glossary; Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1867)
"Take milk, and put it into an earthen pot and nut thereto runnel, let it stand two days, it will be allin a curd, then season it with some sugar, cinnamon, ..."

2. Lectures on the Principles and Practice of Physic Delivered at King's by Thomas Watson, David Francis Condie (1850)
"A patient of Dr. Cheyne's, a young man of twenty, was drowned in his own garden by falling into a little runnel of water, which was not four inches deep ..."

3. Rose's Notes on the United States Supreme Court Reports (2 Dallas to 241 by Walter Malins Rose, Charles Lawrence Thompson, United States Supreme Court (1918)
"... listened; runnel v. Minneapolis etc. Ry. Co., 18 ND 383, 121 NW 836, applying rule where no person saw accident; Whaley v. Vidal, 27 SD 636, 132 NW 246, ..."

4. The Sunday Magazine by Thomas Guthrie, William Garden Blaikie, Benjamin Waugh (1875)
"... Replies of birds from brake to brake, Winged whispers through the leaves where wake Plash of the runnel on its stones, Soft voices, sweet for summer's ..."

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