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Definition of Swale

swale
Sweal Sweal, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Swealed; p. pr. & vb. n. Swealing.] [OE. swelen to burn, AS. swelan; akin to G. schwelen to burn slowly, schw["u]l sultry, Icel. sv[ae]la a thick smoke.] To melt and run down, as the tallow of a candle; to waste away without feeding the flame. [Written also swale.] --Sir W. Scott.
Swale
Swale Swale, n. [Cf. Icel. svalr cool, svala to cool.] A valley or low place; a tract of low, and usually wet, land; a moor; a fen. [Prov. Eng. & Local, U.S.]
Swale
Swale Swale, v. i. & t. To melt and waste away; to singe. See Sweal, v.
Swale
Swale Swale, n. A gutter in a candle. [Prov. Eng.]

Meaning of Swale from wikipedia

- Look up swale in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Swale or Swales may refer to: Swale (landform), a low tract of land Bioswale, landform designed to remove...
- A swale is a shady spot, or a sunken or marshy place. In US usage in particular, it is a shallow channel with gently sloping sides. Such a swale may be...
- Rosie Swale-Pope, MBE (born 2 October 1946) is a British author, adventurer and marathon runner. She successfully completed a five-year around-the-world...
- Swale is a local government district with borough status in Kent, England. The council is based in Sittingbourne, the borough's largest town. The borough...
- Bioswales are typically vegetated, mulched, or xeriscaped. They consist of a swaled drainage course with gently sloped sides (less than 6%).: 19  Bioswale design...
- The Swale is a tidal channel of the Thames estuary that separates the Isle of Sheppey from the rest of Kent. On its banks is a 6,509.4-hectare (16,085-acre)...
- Swales is an English surname. It either derives from the River Swale or Swallow Hill. Notable people with the surname include: Alonzo Swales (1870–1952)...
- The River Swale in Yorkshire, England, is a major tributary of the River Ure, which becomes the River Ouse, that empties into the North Sea via the Humber...
- The Swale Baronetcy, of Swale Hall in the County of York, was a title in the Baronetage of England. It was created on 21 June 1660 for Solomon Swale, Member...
- and swale, or in dunal areas dune and swale, is a landform consisting of regular, parallel ridges alternating with marshy depressions. Ridge-and-swale landscapes...