Inkle

Inkle
Inkle In"kle, v. t. [OE. inklen to hint; cf. Dan. ymte to whisper.] To guess. [Prov. Eng.] ``She inkled what it was.'' --R. D. Blackmore. [1913 Webster]

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  • Inkle — may refer to:* Inkle (character), a character in the comic opera Inkle and Yarico * Inkle (loom), a type of warp faced weaving loom …   Wikipedia

  • Inkle — In kle, n. [Prob.the same word as lingle, the first l being mistaken for the definite article in French. See {Lingle}.] A kind of tape or braid. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inkle — [iŋ′kəl] n. [< ? obs. Du inckel (Du enkel), single (with reference to the narrow width)] Now Rare 1. a kind of braided linen tape 2. the thread or yarn from which this is made …   English World dictionary

  • Inkle — Recorded as Englis, Ingle, Inglis, Inkle, Ingold, Ingoll, Ingall, Ingalls, Hingle and the patronymics Ingelson and Ingilson, this is an English medieval surname. It originates from the pre 7th century Old Norse Viking personal name Inqialdr. This …   Surnames reference

  • Inkle weaving — is a type of warp faced weaving where the shed is created by manually raising or lowering the warp yarns, some of which are held in place by fixed heddles on a loom known as an inkle loom. Though inkle weaving was brought to the United States of… …   Wikipedia

  • Inkle and Yarico — is a comic opera first staged in London, England in August 1787, with music by Samuel Arnold and a libretto by George Colman the Younger. The opera was highly successful, performed 98 times at the Haymarket Theatre, and a total of 164… …   Wikipedia

  • inkle — noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1541 a colored linen tape or braid woven on a very narrow loom and used for trimming; also the thread used …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inkle — /ing keuhl/, n. 1. a linen tape used for trimmings. 2. the linen thread or yarn from which this tape is made. [1535 45; orig. uncert.] * * * …   Universalium

  • inkle — 1. verb a) To hint at; disclose. b) To have a hint or inkling of; divine. 2. noun Narrow linen tape, used for trimmings or to make s …   Wiktionary

  • inkle — n. narrow linen tape used for trimmings …   English contemporary dictionary

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