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swin•gle



Pronunciation: (swing'gul), [key]
n., v., -gled, -gling.


n.
1. a swipple.
2. a wooden instrument shaped like a large knife, for beating flax or hemp and scraping from it the woody or coarse portions.

v.t.
to clean (flax or hemp) by beating and scraping with a swingle.

swin•gle



Pronunciation: (swing'gul), [key]
n. Slang.
a single person who swings, esp. one who is highly active socially and sexually.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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