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sile

noun \ ˈsī(ə)l \

Definition of sile

plural -s
Scottish

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Origin and Etymology of sile

Middle English, perhaps from Old English sȳl pillar, column; akin to Old High German sūl pillar, Old Norse sūl, sūla, Gothic sauls


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sile

intransitive verb \ " \

Definition of sile

-ed/-ing/-s
dialectal, chiefly British
:to move especially downward with a flowing or gliding motion
  • the rain siled down

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Origin and Etymology of sile

Middle English


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sile

transitive verb \ " \

Definition of sile

-ed/-ing/-s
dialectal, British
:strain, filter
  • sile milk

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Origin and Etymology of sile

Middle English silen, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish sila to strain, sil strainer, Norwegian sile to strain, sil strainer


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sile

noun \ " \

Definition of sile

plural -s
dialectal, British

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Origin and Etymology of sile

Middle English, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish & Norwegian sil strainer


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sile

\ " \

Definition of sile

  • dialectal variant of

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sile

noun \ " \

Definition of sile

plural -s
dialectal, British
:spawn or fry of fish (such as herring)

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Origin and Etymology of sile

of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse sīld herring


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