Talk:whingle

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RFV discussion: May–July 2014[edit]

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whingle

"(obsolete) To complain." No suitable whingling nor whingled in a Google Books search. Equinox 12:51, 24 May 2014 (UTC)

There's the dictionary only mention in "Altenglisches flurnamenbuch" (Page 79), and a couple of examples of use as a rhyming nonsense word for the sound of a bell, but the OED hasn't recognised the word, and I can't find enough evidence to justify an entry for any meaning. Dbfirs 08:29, 25 May 2014 (UTC)
Seems to come from the book "Lost Beauties of the English Language". May be just a variant/misremembering/printing error of whinge. Smurrayinchester (talk) 08:00, 27 May 2014 (UTC)
Sense 1 cited. — Ungoliant (falai) 01:57, 17 July 2014 (UTC)
Sense 1 passed, sense 2 failed. — Ungoliant (falai) 20:15, 28 July 2014 (UTC)