- a valley, especially a broad valley.
Origin of dale
- Sir Henry Hal·lett [hal-it] /ˈhæl ɪt/, 1875–1968, English physiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1936.
- Sir Thomas,died 1619, British colonial administrator in America: governor of Virginia 1614–16.
- a male or female given name.
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Contemporary Examples of dale
You have mentioned in interview that Dale Eaglesham and Ken Lashley are joining you on the new Secret Six.
So the plan is for Ken to draw an arc with Dale doing covers, and then Dale does an arc with Ken doing covers.
So, they turned their focus on the GOP senator who seemed most likely to vote against it: Dale Schultz.The Secret Money Buying Wisconsin’s Laws
October 17, 2014
One day near Fulda, Shaquille went to a basketball clinic run by Dale Brown, the energetically eccentric basketball coach at LSU.Shaq, Year One
Charles P. Pierce
May 24, 2014
Both algorithms pick a good first song, but Pandora heads next to Dale Earnhardt Jr.Why Is Apple Punishing Me, a Loyal Fanboy, With iOS 7?
September 19, 2013
Historical Examples of dale
For the purposes of this book we may consider Richmond as the gateway of the dale country.Yorkshire Painted And Described
Mrs. Cambray put in a word of hope and fear about Vicar's Dale.Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10)
Then I like conscience in them I have to dale with sartainly.Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10)
"Dale, I have been looking into the records of this Michael Strange," he said quietly.
I repeat, Dale, that I enjoy the irony of fate, especially when I can control it.
- an open valley, usually in an area of low hills
Word Origin for dale
- Sir Henry Hallet. 1875–1968, English physiologist: shared a Nobel prize for physiology or medicine in 1936 with Otto Loewi for their work on the chemical transmission of nerve impulses
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.
- 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).
- British physiologist who discovered acetylcholine and, with Otto Loewi, investigated the chemical transmission of nerve impulses. For this work they shared the 1936 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.