Definition of Paigles

1. paigle [n] - See also: paigle



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paigles

pahlavis
pahoehoe
pahoehoes
pahoihoi
pahs
pahutes
paid
paid-up
paid for
paid vacation
paideutics
paidle
paidles
paidology
paigle
paigles (current term)
paijama
paijamas
paik
paiked
paiking
paiks
pail
pailful
pailfuls
paillard
paillards
paillette

Literary usage of Paigles

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Glossary of the Essex Dialect by Richard Stephen Charnock (1880)
"Cowslips are so called by children in N. Essex. A corruption of paigles, ... In some of the Eastern counties paigles is also used for flowers in general. ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"Probably a corruption of paigles, the East Anglian name for cowslips, which see. Buck Mast. Skinner. ' The nuts or mast of the beech, which was formerly ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1862)
"Is this a classical name of the flower ? WJD [The word is paigles or pagla. "Primula veris: common cowslip ..."

4. The Works of that Learned and Judicious Divine, Mr. Richard Hooker: With an by Richard Hooker (1874)
"... of ' controversy by conscience, is ' clearly dammed up, and may go 'pick paigles" (ie cowslips). ' And are any other civil courts in ' better case ? ..."

5. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"Gerard particularly applies the name to the double cowslip, and marks the figure of it, " double paigles." He describes it, "Double /migle, called of Pena, ..."

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