nowel

noun (1)
now·​el
variants: or nowell \ nōˈel , ˈnōəl \
plural -s

Definition of nowel

 (Entry 1 of 2)

nowel

noun (2)
now·​el | \ ˈnōəl, ˈnau̇əl \
plural -s

Definition of nowel (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : the core of a mold for casting a large hollow object
2 : the bottom part of a mold or of a flask, in distinction from the cope : drag

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History and Etymology for nowel

Noun (1)

Middle English, from Middle French noel

Noun (2)

Middle English nowell newel

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“Nowel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nowel. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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