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2008-09-25 17:46:48

To: SOCIETY EDITORS Contact: Sharon McCarter of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, +1-202-691-4016, Sharon.mccarter@wilsoncenter.org WASHINGTON, Sept.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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