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pingle

(ˈpɪŋɡəl)
vb
1. (tr) dialect English to pick at or fiddle with (one's food)
2. archaic dialect Scot to have a fierce struggle or quarrel (with)
3. (intr) dialect old-fashioned to work or interfere in a feeble, ineffective, or unhelpful way
4. (intr) archaic dialect Scot to work laboriously doing a difficult task or in difficult circumstances
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Caravans arrived at the Pingles Leisure Centre around 11pm on Tuesday.
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