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bensel

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noun ben·sel \ˈben(t)-səl, ˈben-zəl\
variants: less commonly

bensil

\ˈben(t)-səl, ˈben-zəl\ play

Definition of bensel

plural

-s

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  sudden violent motion or action

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Origin and Etymology of bensel

probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse benzl bent state of a bow, from benda to bend — more at bend


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bensel

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transitive verb ben·sel \ˈben(t)-səl, ˈben-zəl\
variants: less commonly

bensil

\ˈben(t)-səl, ˈben-zəl\ play

Definition of bensel

benseled

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benselled

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benseled

or

benselled

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benseling

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benselling

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bensels

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  to strike violently :  beat

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