Definition of dwale in English:

dwale

noun

mass nounarchaic
  • 1Deadly nightshade or belladonna.

    1. 1.1 A soporific drink formerly made from deadly nightshade or belladonna.

Origin

Middle English: probably of Scandinavian origin and related to Danish dvale ‘deep sleep, stupor’, dvaledrik ‘sleeping draught’.

Pronunciation

dwale

/dweɪl/