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1. An open fire in a fireplace.
2. A fireplace.

[Perhaps Scottish Gaelic aingeal, fire, light.]
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archaic or dialect a fire in a room or a fireplace
[C16: probably from Scottish Gaelic aingeal fire]
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(ˈɪŋ gəl)

1. a fire burning in a hearth.
2. a fireplace; hearth.
[1500–10; < Scottish Gaelic aingeal fire]
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His wee bit ingle, blinkin bonnily, His clean hearth-stane, his thriftie wifie's smile, The lisping infant prattling on his knee, Does a' his weary carking care beguile, An' makes him quite forget his labour and his toil.
No sign of occult art is to be seen, unless the bundles of dried herbs hanging to the rack and in the ingle and the row of labelled phials on one of the shelves betoken it.
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