Swingle

Definition of Swingle

Swin´gle
v. i.1.To dangle; to wave hanging.
2.To swing for pleasure.
v. t.1.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.
[imp. & p. p. Swingled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Swingling .]
2.To beat off the tops of without pulling up the roots; - said of weeds.
n.1.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.
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