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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 ?
Or,--and, surely, anything so undeniably just could not be beyond the limits of reasonable anticipation,--the great claim to the heritage of Waldo County might finally be decided in favor of the Pyncheons; so that, instead of keeping a cent-shop, Hepzibah would build a palace, and look down from its highest tower on hill, dale, forest, field, and town, as her own share of the ancestral territory.
Take almost any path you please, and ten to one it carries you down in a dale, and leaves you there by a pool in the stream.
A common and natural result of an undue respect for the law is, that you may see a file of soldiers, colonel, captain, corporal, privates, powder-monkeys, and all, marching in admirable order over hill and dale to the wars, against their wills, ay, against their common sense and consciences, which makes it very steep marching indeed, and produces a palpitation of the heart.
And warn't it me as had been tried afore, and as had been know'd up hill and down dale in Bridewells and Lock-Ups?
Next CHEMOS, th' obscene dread of MOABS Sons, From AROER to NEBO, and the wild Of Southmost ABARIM; in HESEBON And HERONAIM, SEONS Realm, beyond The flowry Dale of SIBMA clad with Vines, And ELEALE to th' ASPHALTICK Pool.
I was wedged in between Redruth and a stout old gentleman, and in spite of the swift motion and the cold night air, I must have dozed a great deal from the very first, and then slept like a log up hill and down dale through stage after stage, for when I was awakened at last it was by a punch in the ribs, and I opened my eyes to find that we were standing still before a large building in a city street and that the day had already broken a long time.
In this fashion he was led on by hill and dale through the entire day, and when night came the tiresome creature roosted on the top of a very high tree where it could rest in safety.
Adventure-seeking doth he go Up rugged heights, down rocky valleys, But hill or dale, or high or low, Mishap attendeth all his sallies: Love still pursues him to and fro, And plies his cruel scourge- ah me
I am but a poor anchorite, a curtall friar," said the other, whistling to his pack, "by name Friar Tuck of Fountain's Dale.
Meanwhile, over hill and dale went Thistledown, and for a time was kind and gentle to every living thing.
He took to flight, and they followed him over hill and dale, with the eagerness and per-severance of starving men.
There'll be a dale of smoke," returned Dan, sitting up and ticking off the situation on his fingers, "sure to be, an' the noise of the firin'll be tremenjus, an' we'll be running about up and down, the regiment will.