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1. to sway or cause to sway from side to side
2. to tumble or capsize or cause to tumble or capsize
a stagger or unsteady movement
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(ˈwɪn tl)

v.i. -tled, -tling. Scot.
1. to roll or swing back and forth.
2. to tumble over; capsize.
[1775–85; < early Dutch windtelen (Dutch wentelen) to revolve, frequentative of winden to wind2]
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