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transitive verb

variants or less commonly nevell
nevelled; nevelled; nevelling; nevels also nevells
chiefly Scottish
: to beat with the fists


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variant of nebel

Word History


Transitive verb

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

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“Nevel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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