dwale

noun
\ ˈdwā(ə)l \
plural -s

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History and Etymology for dwale

Middle English, stupefying drink, belladonna, perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Swedish dvala trance, lethargy, delay, Danish dvale trance, lethargy, Old Norse dvöl short stay, delay

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“Dwale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dwale. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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