a rung of a ladder.
a wheel or similar rotating object.

Origin of rundle

1275–1325; Middle English; variant of roundel Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for rundle

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



a rung of a ladder
a wheel, esp of a wheelbarrow

Word Origin for rundle

C14: variant of roundel
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