Dale (?), n. [AS. dael; akin to LG., D., Sw., Dan., OS., & Goth. dal, Icel. dalr, OHG. tal, G. thal, and perth. to Gr. a rotunda, Skr. dhara depth. Cf. Dell.]
A low place between hills; a vle or valley.
Where mountaines rise, umbrageous dales descend.
A trough or spout to carry off water, as from a pump.
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