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dale

 (dāl)
n.
A valley: galloped over hill and dale.

[Middle English, from Old English dæl.]

dale

(deɪl)
n
(Physical Geography) an open valley, usually in an area of low hills
[Old English dæl; related to Old Frisian del, Old Norse dalr, Old High German tal valley]

Dale

(deɪl)
n
(Biography) Sir Henry Hallet. 1875–1968, English physiologist: shared a Nobel prize for physiology or medicine in 1936 with Otto Loewi for their work on the chemical transmission of nerve impulses

dale

(deɪl)

n.
a valley, esp. a broad valley.
[before 900; Middle English dal, Old English dæl; c. Old High German tal, Old Norse dalr, Gothic dals]

Dale

(deɪl)

n.
1. Sir Henry Hal•lett (ˈhæl ɪt) 1875–1968, English physiologist.
2. Sir Thomas, died 1619, British colonial governor of Virginia 1614–16.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dale - an open river valley (in a hilly area)dale - an open river valley (in a hilly area)
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
vale, valley - a long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river

dale

noun valley, glen, vale, dell, dingle, strath (Scot.), coomb farmhouses all across the dale
Translations
BehörnchenSchlucht

dale

[deɪl] Nvalle m
the (Yorkshire) Daleslos valles de Yorkshire

dale

[ˈdeɪl] nvallon m

dale

n (N Engl liter) → Tal nt

dale

[deɪl] n (in North of England, also) (liter) → valle f
References in classic literature ?
I can harp another tune that will bring loving souls together though they were up hill and down dale five good miles away from each other.
Dost thou not come from the Dale of Rotherstream, over beyond Stavely?
So he told them how he had come from York to the sweet vale of Rother, traveling the country through as a minstrel, stopping now at castle, now at hall, and now at farmhouse; how he had spent one sweet evening in a certain broad, low farmhouse, where he sang before a stout franklin and a maiden as pure and lovely as the first snowdrop of spring; how he had played and sung to her, and how sweet Ellen o' the Dale had listened to him and had loved him.
He is known as the Curtal Friar of Fountain Abbey, and dwelleth in Fountain Dale.
Then give me thy hand, Allan," cried Robin, "and let me tell thee, I swear by the bright hair of Saint AElfrida that this time two days hence Ellen a Dale shall be thy wife.
Not a sound broke the stillness when Allan a Dale had done, but all sat gazing at the handsome singer, for so sweet was his voice and the music that each man sat with bated breath, lest one drop more should come and he should lose it.
And thus the famous Allan a Dale became one of Robin Hood's band.
Jasper Dale must be nearly twenty years older than her--and he's so queer and shy--and such a hermit.
Forty years later I wrote to her, across the leagues of land and sea that divided us, and told her that Jasper Dale was dead; and I reminded her of her old promise and asked its fulfilment.
Our advanced line, already in action, could be heard briskly exchanging shots with the enemy in the dale.
Dale, Spiggot, and Dale, of Threadneedle Street, indeed), who, having had dealings with the old man, and kindnesses from him in days when he was kind to everybody with whom he dealt, sent this little spar out of the wreck with their love to good Mrs.
Edward Dale, the junior of the house, who purchased the spoons for the firm, was, in fact, very sweet upon Amelia, and offered for her in spite of all.