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ingle

[ing-guh l] /ˈɪŋ gəl/
noun, Chiefly British Dialect
1.
a fire burning in a hearth.
2.
a fireplace; hearth.
Origin
1500-1510
1500-10; < Scots Gaelic aingeal fire
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British Dictionary definitions for ingle

ingle

/ˈɪŋɡəl/
noun
1.
(archaic or dialect) a fire in a room or a fireplace
Word Origin
C16: probably from Scots Gaelic aingeal fire
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Word Origin and History for ingle
n.

"fireplace," c.1500, from Scottish, probably from Gaelic aingeal "fire," of uncertain origin. The vogue for Scottish poetry in late 18c. introduced ingleside, ingle-nook to literary English.

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