Definition of Tinchel

1. n. A circle of sportsmen, who, by surrounding an extensive space and gradually closing in, bring a number of deer and game within a narrow compass.



Definition of Tinchel

1. Noun. (Scotland) A circle of sportsmen, who, by surrounding an extensive space and gradually closing in, bring a number of deer and game within a narrow compass. ¹

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Definition of Tinchel

1. a circle of men who hunt deer [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tinchel

tin snips
tin soldier
tin soldiers
tin tabernacle
tin whistle
tin whistles
tinaja
tinajas
tinaksite
tinamides
tinamou
tinamous
tincal
tincalconite
tincals
tinchel (current term)
tinchels
tinclad
tinclads
tinct
tinctable
tincted
tincting
tinction
tinctorial
tinctorially
tincts
tinctumutation
tinctura
tincturation

Literary usage of Tinchel

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1. The Lady of the Lake by Walter Scott (1908)
"450 " We 'll quell the savage mountaineer, As their tinchel cows the game ! They come as fleet as forest deer, We 'll drive them back as tame." XVIII. ..."

2. Memoirs of the Pretenders and Their Adherents by John Heneage Jesse (1901)
"Upon a signal given, the hunters who compose the tinchel begin to move inwards ... As it required many men to form the tinchel, the attendance of vassals on ..."

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