A trough or spout to carry off water, as from a pump.
(person, proper) A masculine and feminine name.
Origin of dale
Middle English from Old English dæl
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Middle English dale, from Old English dæl, from Proto-Germanic*dalą. Cognate with Dutch dal, German Tal, Swedish dal.
Dale Sentence Examples
The dale is traversed by a branch of the NorthEastern railway from Northallerton.
In front, beyond a hollow dale, could be seen the enemy's columns and guns.
The island is beautifully diversified with hill and dale, and well watered with numerous small streams, of which the most considerable is the Tungkiang, falling into the harbour of Tinghai.
P. Dale; the more simple formula (n - i)/d, which remained constant for gases and vapours, but exhibited slight discrepancies when liquids were examined over a wide range of temperature, being adopted.