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[ ing-guhl ]
/ ˈɪŋ gəl /
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noun Chiefly British Dialect.
a fire burning in a hearth.
a fireplace; hearth.
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Origin of ingle

First recorded in 1500–10, ingle is from the Scots Gaelic word aingeal fire
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British Dictionary definitions for ingle

ingle
/ (ˈɪŋɡəl) /

noun
archaic, or dialect a fire in a room or a fireplace

Word Origin for ingle

C16: probably from Scots Gaelic aingeal fire
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