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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 crin·gle /ˈkrɪŋgəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crin·gle n.
 1. A withe for fastening a gate.
 2. Naut. An iron or pope thimble or grommet worked into or attached to the edges and corners of a sail; -- usually in the plural.  The cringles are used for making fast the bowline bridles, earings, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole
          to permit the attachment of cords or lines [syn: eyelet,
           loop, grommet, grummet]