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wintle

[win-tl] /ˈwɪn tl/ Scot.
noun
1.
a rolling or staggering motion.
verb (used without object), wintled, wintling.
2.
to roll or swing back and forth.
3.
to tumble over; capsize.
Origin of wintle
early Dutch
1775-1785
1775-85; < early Dutch windtelen (Dutch wentelen) to revolve, frequentative of winden to wind2
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