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Etymology 1 n. 1 (context dialectal English) An icicle. 2 (context dialectal usually plural English) The crest of a cock. 3 (context dialectal English) A woodpecker. Etymology 2

vb. (context intransitive Northern England English) To aim; intend; design.

Usage examples of "eckle".

AND my first stop was the Scanning Electron Microscopy lab where I found forensic scientist Betsy Eckles sputter coating a square of tire rubber.

Eckles, who in addition to being one of the guild chiefs was the only person who believed Jack to be a baker from the start, had told him that once a month, when the Miller's Guild were busy with their monthly meeting, the Baking Master's Guild sent spies out to all the mills within a league of the city to check the miller's stores.