nev·​el
variants: or less commonly nevell \ ˈnevəl \
nevelled; nevelled; nevelling; nevels also nevells

Definition of nevel

 (Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly Scottish
: to beat with the fists

nevel

Definition of nevel (Entry 2 of 2)

variant of

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History and Etymology for nevel

Transitive verb

perhaps from obsolete English neve fist (from Middle English) + English -el (as in pommel)

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“Nevel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nevel. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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