dingle

[ding-guhl]
noun
a deep, narrow cleft between hills; shady dell.

Origin:
1200–50; Middle English: a deep dell, hollow; akin to Old English dung dungeon, Old High German tunc cellar

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dingle (ˈdɪŋɡəl)
 
n
a small wooded dell
 
[C13: of uncertain origin]

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dingle
"deep dell or hollow, usually wooded," c.1240, of unknown origin; a dialectal word until it entered literary use 17c.
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dingle(-dangle) definition


  1. n.
    the penis. (Usually objectionable.) : Come on, Billy. Shake your dingle and put it away.
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Dingle and others would keep what they had purchased using the stolen credit cards, or sell the merchandise for personal profit.
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