level-coil

noun

Definition of level-coil

1 obsolete : an old game in which the players at a given signal replace each other in seats amid a general scramble and tumult
2 obsolete : a noisy sport or melee

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History and Etymology for level-coil

by folk etymology (influence of level entry 3 and coil entry 3) from Middle French lever le cul to raise or remove the rump, displace from a seat

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“Level-coil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/level-coil. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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