dale

Dale \Dale\ (d[=a]l), n. [AS. d[ae]l; akin to LG., D., Sw., Dan., OS., & Goth. dal, Icel. dalr, OHG. tal, G. thal, and perh. to Gr. qo`los a rotunda, Skr. dh[=a]ra depth. Cf. {Dell}.] 1. A low place between hills; a vale or valley. [1913 Webster] Where mountaines rise, umbrageous dales descend. --Thomson. [1913 Webster] 2. A trough or spout to carry off water, as from a pump. --Knight. [1913 Webster]