nowel

1 of 2

noun (1)

now·​el
variants or nowell
nōˈel,
ˈnōəl
plural -s
: noel

nowel

2 of 2

noun (2)

now·​el
ˈnōəl,
ˈnau̇əl
plural -s
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

Word History

Etymology

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 8 Dec. 2022.

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