Click or tap here to find out how this works

Stuck on a crossword puzzle answer?

Enter the word you are trying to solve in the box below, using question marks in place of the letter(s) you don't know.

New! You can also search for definitions and anagrams by typing in a word without any question marks.

e.g. c?om??ent  /  dirtyroom


Definition of: SWINGEL

(n.) The swinging part of a flail which falls on the grain in thrashing; the swiple.

anagrams of:swingel

Tip: click or tap on an item to view its definition, and more!
Move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"
Turn sharply; change direction abruptly; "The car cut to the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the right"
(v. i.) To dangle; to wave hanging.
(v. i.) To swing for pleasure.
(v. t.) To clean, as flax, by beating it with a swingle, so as to separate the coarse parts and the woody substance from it; to scutch.
(v. t.) To beat off the tops of without pulling up the roots; -- said of weeds.
(n.) A wooden instrument like a large knife, about two feet long, with one thin edge, used for beating and cleaning flax; a scutcher; -- called also swingling knife, swingling staff, and swingling wand.