Definition of Spindling

1. a. Long and slender, or disproportionately tall and slender; as, a spindling tree; a spindling boy.



Definition of Spindling

1. Verb. (present participle of spindle) ¹

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Definition of Spindling

1. spindle [v] - See also: spindle

Medical Definition of Spindling

1. Long and slender, or disproportionately tall and slender; as, a spindling tree; a spindling boy. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spindling

spindleberry tree
spindled
spindlelegs
spindler
spindlers
spindles
spindleshanks
spindletail
spindletails
spindlework
spindleworm
spindleworms
spindlier
spindliest
spindliness
spindling (current term)
spindly
spindom
spindrift
spindrifts
spine
spine-board
spine-chiller
spine-chillers
spine-chilling
spine-finned
spine-tailed
spine-tingler
spine-tingling
spine board

Literary usage of Spindling

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1. On Naval Timber and Arboriculture: With Critical Notes on Authors who Have by Patrick Matthew (1831)
"From facts we are also assured, that, in some hard wood kinds, and also in the Coniferae, the hanging of the growth of the young plant, the spindling up in ..."

2. Bulletin by Maine Agricultural Experiment Station (1920)
"These effects in regard to net-necrosis and spindling-sprout will now be discussed. RELATION TO NET-NECROSIS AND spindling-SPROUT Net-necrosis is the name ..."

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