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windle

[win-dl, win-l] /ˈwɪn dl, ˈwɪn l/
noun, Scot. and North England
1.
a measure of corn, wheat, or other commodities equal to approximately three bushels, but varying in different regions.
Origin
900
before 900; Middle English wyndel, Old English windel box, basket; akin to wind2
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