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See synonyms for rundle on
  1. a rung of a ladder.

  2. a wheel or similar rotating object.

Origin of rundle

1275–1325; Middle English; variant of roundel

Words Nearby rundle Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use rundle in a sentence

  • "There's rundle with that horrible lurcher dog of his," said Johnny, and spoke more to make conversation than anything else.

    The Imaginary Marriage | Henry St. John Cooper
  • General rundle had not yet gone out, and on Gregory sending in his name, he was at once admitted.

  • Certainly, as General rundle says, we should be in a much better position there than if we were attacked in the open.

  • That necklace, in the hands of rundle and Bridges, would bring a thousand pounds, in London!

    Afloat And Ashore | James Fenimore Cooper
  • Still I was surprised that Miss rundle had not written, as she had so positively promised to do.

    Will Weatherhelm | W.H.G. Kingston

British Dictionary definitions for rundle


/ (ˈrʌndəl) /

  1. a rung of a ladder

  2. a wheel, esp of a wheelbarrow

Origin of rundle

C14: variant of roundel

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