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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dwale \Dwale\, n. [OE. dwale, dwole, deception, deadly nightshade, AS. dwala, dwola, error, doubt; akin to E. dull. See Dull, a.] 1. (Bot.) The deadly nightshade (Atropa Belladonna), having stupefying qualities. [1913 Webster] 2. (Her.) The tincture sable or black when blazoned according to the fantastic system in which plants are substituted for the tinctures. [1913 Webster] 3. A sleeping potion; an opiate. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]