The dales were a healthy race, but one or two of the Tredgolds had died of consumption.
It was three years since I had seen the dales, father and daughter.
There should certainly be hills and dales,—on a small scale; and above all, there should be running water.
"Steady, Ned, for the good name of the dales," cried a Yorkshireman.
Gentle hills and dales, shady groves and mossy glens surrounded the house, which was a very good one.
For, miss, the history of the dales is almost bound up with the history of the Kings.
Over it all lies that haze of luminous gold that the sunshine gives to these dales.
If there is a family on this earth that I have been proud to have to do with, it is that of the dales.
In that rocky mountain you will find three dales, one of which is very deep, those are the dints made by your hammer.
She had been born and bred in this land of the dales and fells, under the shadow of Thundergay.
Old English dæl "dale, valley, gorge," from Proto-Germanic *dalan "valley" (cf. Old Saxon, Dutch, Gothic dal, Old Norse dalr, Old High German tal, German Tal "valley"), from PIE *dhel- "a hollow" (cf. Old Church Slavonic dolu "pit," Russian dol "valley"). Preserved from extinction by Norse influence in north of England.
Dale (dāl), Sir Henry Hallett. 1875-1968.
British physiologist. He shared a 1936 Nobel Prize for work on the chemical transmission of nerve impulses, particularly for the isolation and study of acetylcholine (1914).