\ˈfē(ə)l\

Definition of feal 

(Entry 1 of 2)

dialectal, England

feal

adjective
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Definition of feal (Entry 2 of 2)

archaic

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History and Etymology for feal

Transitive verb

Middle English felen, from Old Norse fela; akin to Old English fēolan to undergo, enter, Old High German felahan to conceal, Gothic filhan to conceal, Old English fell skin, hide

Adjective

Middle French, from Old French, alteration (influenced by Old French -al, from Latin -alis) of feeil, from Latin fidelis faithful, from fides faith

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