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deval

intransitive verb de·val \dəˈvȧl, -vȯl\

Definition of deval

-ed/-ing/-s

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  to leave off :  cease it rained the whole day and never devaled

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Origin and Etymology of deval

Middle English devalen to descend, sink, from Middle French devaler, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin devallare, from Latin de down, away + (assumed) Vulgar Latin -vallare (from Latin valles, vallis valley) — more at de-, vale


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deval

noun de·val \"\

Definition of deval

plural

-s

Scottish

  1. :  cessation, pause

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