[ win-tl ]

  1. a rolling or staggering motion.

verb (used without object),win·tled, win·tling.
  1. to roll or swing back and forth.

  2. to tumble over; capsize.

Origin of wintle

1775–85; <early Dutch windtelen (Dutch wentelen) to revolve, frequentative of winden to wind2

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