de·​val | \ dəˈvȧl, -vȯl \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of deval

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

deval

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of deval (Entry 2 of 2)

Scottish

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History and Etymology for deval

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deval. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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