Definition of Ingle

1. n. Flame; blaze; a fire; a fireplace.



2. n. A paramour; a favourite; a sweetheart; an engle.

3. v. t. To cajole or coax; to wheedle. See Engle.

Definition of Ingle

1. Noun. An open fireplace. ¹

2. Noun. A catamite. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ingle

1. a fire [n -S]

Medical Definition of Ingle

1. A paramour; a favourite; a sweetheart; an engle. Origin: Written also engle, enghle: cf. Gael. & Ir. Aingeal an angel. Cf. Engle. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ingle

ingesters
ingestibility
ingestible
ingesting
ingestion
ingestions
ingestive
ingests
inghalla
ingine
ingines
ingirt
ingirted
ingirting
ingirts
ingle (current term)
inglenook
inglenooks
ingles
inglobate
inglobe
inglobed
inglobes
inglobing
inglorious
ingloriously
ingloriousness
inglut
ingluts
inglutted

Literary usage of Ingle

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1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"To ingle, from the above. To wheedle or coax. Oh, if I wist this old priest would not stick to me, by Jove 1 would ingle this old serving man. ..."

2. Archives of Maryland by Maryland Historical Society (1887)
"That whereas on the 18th of this instant month, one Richard ingle (mr of the good ship called the Reformation, now riding at anchor in S' Georges river) was ..."

3. A Glossary; Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1867)
"To ingle, from the above. To wheedle or coax. Itinerary, P. iii, p. 52. ... Then they deal underhand with us, and we must ingle with our husbands abed. ..."

4. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"They, round the ingle, form a circle wide ; . Ib. 12. ... S. The weary Pund. ingle-side [the flre-slde]. I mean your ingle-side to ..."

5. The Yorkshire Archaeological Journal by Yorkshire Archaeological Society (1898)
"DOLTON, Mar. 1610, Bap. and Bur. 1608-1812, Rev. J. ingle Dredge. ... PETROCK, Mar. and Bap. 157 Bur. 1723- Rev. J. ingle Dredge. ..."

6. Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire by Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire (1897)
"1558 and Bur. Rev. J. ingle Dredge. 1559-1812, Rev. J. ingle Dredge. ... J. ingle Dredge. HIGH BICKINGTON, Mar. 1754-1837, Bap. and Bur. 1707-1812, Rev. ..."

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