Tin"chel (?), n. [Written also tinchill.] [Gael. timchioll a circuit, compass.]

A circle of sportsmen, who, by surrounding an extensive space and gradually closing in, bring a number of deer and game within a narrow compass.

[Scot.]

We'll quell the savage mountaineer, As their tinchel cows the game! Sir W. Scott.

 

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