Definition of Dinnle
1. to shake [v DINNLED, DINNLING, DINNLES] - See also: shake
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Literary usage of Dinnle
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1. A Glossary of Words Used in Swaledale, Yorkshire by John Harland (1876)
"Also to surpass in argument or otherwise. ' He'll ding 'em fairly,' outdo them thoroughly. Dingle, a cleft or narrow valley between two hills. dinnle. ..."
2. A Glossary of the Cleveland Dialect: Explanatory, Derivative, and Critical by John Christopher Atkinson (1868)
"The word is used metaphorically in Lowland Scotch:—' Ane aye thinks at the first dinnle of the sentence that they have heart eneugh to dee rather than bide ..."
3. Lakeland Words: A Collection of Dialect Words and Phrases, as Used in by B. Kirkby (1898)
"dinnle—Hit yer elbow ower a throo, an' it'll dinnle reet oot at iv'ry finger end. Noo that's o. DIRL—Nip aboot in an active manner. ..."
4. The Psalms: Frae Hebrew Intil Scottis by Peter Hately Waddell (1882)
"3 Gie him laud wi' the tout o' the horn; *gie him laud wi' the brod an' the harp! 4 Gie him laud wi' the drum an' the ¡dinnle; gie him laud wi' the ..."