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  1. a rung of a ladder.
  2. a wheel or similar rotating object.
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Origin of rundle

1275–1325; Middle English; variant of roundel
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Related Words for rundle

wheel, shell, cylinder, ball, convolution, bobbin, spiral, spool, fold, cone, whorl, coil, barrel, reel, scroll, cornucopia, cartouche, trundle, volute, rundle

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Historical Examples of rundle

  • Miss Rundle saw me, and asked me if I was going to write to her.

    Will Weatherhelm

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • In his absence, Major-General Rundle, chief of staff, usually acted.

  • Rundle, who was at Merawi when the Jaalin messenger found him, lost no time.

    The River War

    Winston S. Churchill

  • General Rundle was then sent up the river to Parsons' assistance.

  • For this purpose Rundle formed a long line which should serve as a cordon.

    The Great Boer War

    Arthur Conan Doyle

British Dictionary definitions for rundle


  1. a rung of a ladder
  2. a wheel, esp of a wheelbarrow
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Word Origin for rundle

C14: variant of roundel
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