plural -s
: a short line for fastening fishnets or fishhooks

Word History


alteration of Middle English nostul, nostylle, from Old English nostle fillet, band; akin to Old High German nestila, nestilo bow, band, shoelace

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“Norsel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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