dillue

transitive verb

dil·​lue
də̇ˈlü
-ed/-ing/-s
dialectal, England
: to separate (tin ore) by washing in a hand sieve

Word History

Etymology

Cornish dyllo to discharge, set free

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“Dillue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dillue. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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