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nuncle

[nuhng-kuh l] /ˈnʌŋ kəl/
noun, Chiefly British Dialect
1.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; from the phrase mine uncle, taken as my nuncle; cf. newt
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  • O nuncle, court holy-water in a dry house is better than this rain-water out o' door.
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nuncle

/ˈnʌŋkəl/
noun
1.
an archaic or dialect word for uncle
Word Origin
C16: from division of mine uncle as my nuncle
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