Definition of Rundle

1. Noun. One of the crosspieces that form the steps of a ladder.

Exact synonyms: Rung, Spoke
Generic synonyms: Crosspiece
Group relationships: Ladder



Definition of Rundle

1. n. A round; a step of a ladder; a rung.

Definition of Rundle

1. Noun. (obsolete) A round; a step of a ladder; a rung. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) A ball. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) Something that rotates about an axis, such as a wheel or the drum of a capstan. ¹

4. Noun. (engineering obsolete) One of the pins or trundles of a lantern wheel. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rundle

1. a rung [n -S] - See also: rung

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rundle

runbacks
runbook
runcation
runch
runches
runcible
runcible spoon
runcible spoons
runcinate
runcinate leaf
rund
rundale
rundales
rundel
rundels
rundle (current term)
rundled
rundles
rundlet
rundlets
rundown
rundowns
runds
runed
runelike
runer
runers
runes
runestone

Literary usage of Rundle

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1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"rundle was ordained deacon on 29 July, .-and priest on б Aug. ... During his residence at Salisbury, rundle became well acquainted with Thomas Chubb •fq. v. ..."

2. Ye Historie of Ye Town of Greenwich County of Fairfield and State of by Spencer Percival Mead, Daniel M. Mead (1911)
"13, 1724, bought of Jacob rundle his right in the lands of his father. rundle, ABRAHAM, JR., April 10, 1740, bought land of John Burley. rundle, CHARLES ..."

3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"An' when the spring is fairly come, When gress is tall an' green, The medda wheer that rundle is, . Is th' nicest oi have seen. ..."

4. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1789)
"BISHOP rundle was a ... we apprehend, Dr. rundle ... rundle had a mind too liberal, candid, and well- informed, ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of by Nicholas Hill, New York (State). Supreme Court (1845)
"rundle. It must be admitted that these lands and meadows ... rundle. A recognizance for the appearance of witnesses to testify on an indictment in a ..."

6. The Poetical Works of Jonathan Swift by Jonathan Swift (1834)
"rundle, BISHOP OF DER 1734-5. MAKE rundle bishop ! fie for shame ! An Arian to usurp the name ! A bishop in the isle of saints ! How will his brethren make ..."

7. The Reformed Church of Ireland (1537-1886) by John Thomas Ball (1890)
"There was also another of the Bishops sent from England, but earlier in the eighteenth century, who obtained considerable celebrity—rundle, Bishop of Derry ..."

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