verb (used with object), swin·gled, swin·gling.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of swingle1
OTHER WORDS FROM swingleun·swin·gled, adjective
Words nearby swingle
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Example sentences from the Web for swingle
Did you ever notice the swingle-tree of a carriage to which the horses are attached when drawing?Conversations on Natural Philosophy, in which the Elements of that Science are Familiarly Explained|Jane Haldimand Marcet and Thomas P. Jones
Prof. Walter Swingle offers his cooperation in experiments in propagation.Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Second Annual Meeting|Northern Nut Growers Association
You could hear him above the chink of the swingle-bars and the drumming of our horses' hoofs on the miry road.Two Sides of the Face|Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Either with the swingle-bar, or with the haunch of our near leader, we had struck the off-wheel of the little gig.An English Grammar|W. M. Baskervill and J. W. Sewell
Fire Chief Swingle sent notice to the managers that all aisles must be kept cleared.Chicago's Awful Theater Horror|Various