tringle

[tring-guh l]

Origin of tringle

1690–1700; < French: curtain rod, rod, alteration of Middle French tingle; compare Middle Dutch tingel lathe
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Historical Examples of tringle

  • To her Mr. Tringle had knelt before he had taken the elder sister.

    Ayala's Angel

    Anthony Trollope

  • Uncle Tringle was angry because he did not get what he liked to eat.

    Ayala's Angel

    Anthony Trollope

  • But he felt almost sure that the Tringle alliance must be regarded as impossible.

    Ayala's Angel

    Anthony Trollope

  • One thing he had failed to see since his first introduction to the Tringle family.

    Ayala's Angel

    Anthony Trollope

  • It never does to talk to Tringle about business at his own house.

    Ayala's Angel

    Anthony Trollope