ha·​ver·​el | \ ˈhāv(ə)rəl \
plural -s

Definition of haverel

chiefly Scottish
: a garrulous half-wit

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First Known Use of haverel

1772, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for haverel

haver entry 3 + -el

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“Haverel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/haverel. Accessed 24 Feb. 2021.

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