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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).
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DANYEL, Dunyel, v.

1. “To dangle” (Upp. Cld. 1825 Jam.2).

2. “To jolt as a cart on a rough road” (Ib.), “including the idea of its being accompanied with a hollow sound” (Upp. Lnk. Ib., dunyel).

[Variant of Eng. dangle. Cf. Canyel.]

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