/ˈɪŋkəl/ (say 'ingkuhl)

1. a kind of linen tape.
2. the linen thread or yarn from which this tape is made.
{16th century; origin unknown}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • inkle — 1. verb a) To hint at; disclose. b) To have a hint or inkling of; divine. 2. noun Narrow linen tape, used for trimmings or to make s …   Wiktionary

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