Definition of Lingel

1. n. A shoemaker's thread.



Definition of Lingel

1. Noun. (obsolete) A shoemaker's thread. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) A little tongue or thong of leather; a lacing for belts. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lingel

1. a shoemaker's waxed thread [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lingel

linework
liney
linezolid
ling
ling-bird
ling ko
linga
lingams
lingas
lingberries
lingberry
lingchi
lingcod
lingcods
lingel (current term)
lingels
lingenberries
lingenberry
lingence
lingences
linger
linger over
lingered
lingerer
lingerers
lingerie
lingeries
lingering
lingering(a)

Literary usage of Lingel

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1. Handbook of Painting: German, Fleming, and Dutch Schools by Sir Joseph Archer Crowe, Gustav Friedrich Waagen, Franz Kugler (1898)
"The figures in his pictures are chiefly by lingel- bach. His works are rare. I know one of his distant views, in the Amsterdam Gallery, No. ..."

2. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1880)
"lingel-TAIL'D, adj. A term applied to a woman whose clothes hang awkwardly, from the smallness of her shape below, S. LINGER, *. Prob., the furniture of a ..."

3. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"Shoemaker's thread, SV lingel. 2. A lash or taw to a whip, Fife. 3. ... Add to etymon ; This corresponds nearly with the Isl. term mentioned under lingel. ..."

4. Folk-Etymology: A Dictionary of Verbal Corruptions Or Words Perverted in by Abram Smythe Palmer (1882)
"INKLE, a kind of tape or shoemaker's thread, stands for ¬°ingle or lingel, ... lingel in the first of the following passages Nares notes is yugal in the ..."

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