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intransitive verb

chiefly Scottish
: to leave off : cease
it rained the whole day and never devaled


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plural -s

Word History


Intransitive verb

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)

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“Deval.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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