ingle


noun Chiefly British Dialect.

  1. a fire burning in a hearth.
  2. a fireplace; hearth.

noun

  1. archaic, or dialect a fire in a room or a fireplace
n.

“fireplace,” c.1500, from Scottish, probably from Gaelic aingeal “fire,” of uncertain origin. The vogue for Scottish poetry in late 18c. introduced ingleside, ingle-nook to literary English.

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