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tringle

[tring-guh l] /ˈtrɪŋ gəl/
noun
1.
a narrow, straight molding, as a fillet.
Origin of tringle
1690-1700
1690-1700; < French: curtain rod, rod, alteration of Middle French tingle; compare Middle Dutch tingel lathe
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  • To her Mr. tringle had knelt before he had taken the elder sister.

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  • Uncle tringle was angry because he did not get what he liked to eat.

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  • But he felt almost sure that the tringle alliance must be regarded as impossible.

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  • One thing he had failed to see since his first introduction to the tringle family.

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  • It never does to talk to tringle about business at his own house.

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  • These had been his special friends, and to them he had confided everything in regard to the tringle marriage.

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  • There was that tringle girl with two hundred thousand pounds to be had just for the taking;—Traffick's wife's sister, you know.

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  • He had learned something of the tringle family, and was aware of Ayala's connection with them.

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  • This new world would be a much better world than the tringle world.

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  • He had told himself a score of times that, poor as he was, he did not want any of the tringle money.

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