Swingle



noun
1.
a swipple.
2.
a wooden instrument shaped like a large knife, for beating flax or hemp and scraping from it the woody or coarse portions.
verb (used with object), swingled, swingling.
3.
to clean (flax or hemp) by beating and scraping with a swingle.
noun, Slang.
1.
a single person who is highly active socially and sexually; an unmarried person who swings.
noun
1.
a flat-bladed wooden instrument used for beating and scraping flax or hemp to remove coarse matter from it
verb
2.
(transitive) to use a swingle on
swing for the fences

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