rancel

intransitive verb

Definition of rancel

rancelled

;

rancelled

;

rancelling

;

rancels

obsolete Scottish

  1. :  to search thoroughly :  ransack

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Origin and Etymology of rancel

of Scandinavian origin; akin to Icelandic reynsla experience, trial & Norwegian røynsla experience, from Old Norse reyna to experience, examine, search, causative-denominative raun attempt, trial, experience; akin to Greek ereunan to seek, search for, ereuna inquiry, search


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