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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INGLE

I took the seat in the ingle which Father Dan occupied on the night of my birth.

Meanwhile an encounter of another sort was going on at the ingle.

Then she brought it back and put it in its cradle that stood in the ingle.

And above the ingle was another slab of oak from the same tree.

All this was done after Cornwallis had showed his devotion to Parliament, by releasing Ingle.

Ingle has been charged with the destruction of the records of the province.

The authorities of Maryland themselves show why Ingle was allowed to escape.

Notwithstanding this proclamation Ingle escaped in the following manner.

But the relations between Ingle and Cornwallis are rather perplexing.

Immediately there was a stir among the men seated in the ingle.

WORD ORIGIN

"fireplace," c.1500, from Scottish, probably from Gaelic aingeal "fire," of uncertain origin. The vogue for Scottish poetry in late 18c. introduced ingleside, ingle-nook to literary English.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INGLE

fireplace

nounhearth for burning wood
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