Definition of pightle in English:


Line breaks: pigh¦tle
Pronunciation: /ˈpʌɪt(ə)l


  • A small field or enclosure.
    More example sentences
    • Passing by your broad acres this fine morning we saw a pightle, which we deemed would suit.
    • This date is supported by the deeds to the property, the first of which, of 1729 refers to a newly built cottage and a pightle of land.
    • In Norfolk, where he lived, a small field or enclosure is known as a "pightle."


Middle English: origin obscure, apparently diminutive.

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