elsin

noun el·sin \ˈels(h)ə̇n\
variants: or

elshin

or

elson

\ˈels(h)ə̇n\

Definition of elsin

plural

-s

dialectal, British

  1. :  a shoemaker's awl

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Origin and Etymology of elsin

Middle English elsen, probably from Middle Dutch elsene, else; akin to Old High German alunsa, alansa awl, German dialect (Swiss) alesne, (assumed) Gothic alisna (whence Old Spanish alesna), Old Norse alr — more at awl


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