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jingle


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jingle  \Jin"gle\,  v.  i.  [OE.  gingelen  ginglen;  prob.  akin  to  E. 
  chink;  cf  also  E.  jangle.] 
  1.  To  sound  with  a  fine,  sharp,  rattling,  clinking,  or 
  tinkling  sound;  as  sleigh  bells  jingle.  [Written  also 
  {gingle}.] 
 
  2.  To  rhyme  or  sound  with  a  jingling  effect.  ``Jingling 
  street  ballads.''  --Macaulay. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jingle  \Jin"gle\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Jingled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Jingling}.] 
  To  cause  to  give  a  sharp  metallic  sound  as  a  little  bell,  or 
  as  coins  shaken  together;  to  tinkle. 
 
  The  bells  she  jingled,  and  the  whistle  blew.  --  Pope. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jingle  \Jin"gle\,  n. 
  1.  A  rattling,  clinking,  or  tinkling  sound,  as  of  little 
  bells  or  pieces  of  metal. 
 
  2.  That  which  makes  a  jingling  sound,  as  a  rattle. 
 
  If  you  plant  where  savages  are  do  not  only 
  entertain  them  with  trifles  and  jingles,but  use  them 
  justly.  --  Bacon. 
 
  3.  A  correspondence  of  sound  in  rhymes,  especially  when  the 
  verse  has  little  merit;  hence  the  verse  itself.``  The 
  least  jingle  of  verse.''  --Guardian. 
 
  {Jingle  shell}.  See  {Gold  shell} 
  (b),  under  {Gold}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jingle 
  n  :  a  comic  verse  of  irregular  measure;  "he  had  heard  some  silly 
  doggerel  that  kept  running  through  his  mind"  [syn:  {doggerel}, 
  {doggerel  verse}] 
  v  :  as  of  metallic  objects;  "The  keys  were  jingling  in  his 
  pocket"  [syn:  {jinglejangle},  {jangle}] 




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