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noun (1)

plural -s
now chiefly dialectal
: a broad shallow tub (as for a liquid or washing something)


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noun (2)

plural -s
dialectal, England


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noun (3)

plural -s
: a boat having a keel
especially : keelboat

Word History


Noun (1)

Middle English kelare, a tub used for cooling liquids, from kelen to cool + -are -er

Noun (2)

keel entry 2 + -er

Noun (3)

keel entry 3 + -er

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“Keeler.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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