tweel

\ ˈtwēl, especially before pause or consonant -ēəl \

Definition of tweel

 (Entry 1 of 2)

Scottish variant of

tweel

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of tweel (Entry 2 of 2)

: the closure of a glass furnace:
a : a clay covering for the furnace mouth
b : a counterweighted furnace door

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History and Etymology for tweel

Noun

French tuile, literally, tile, alteration of Old French teule, tiule, from Latin tegula

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“Tweel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tweel. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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