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weel

noun \ˈwē(ə)l\

Definition of weel

plural

-s

dialectal, England & Scotland

  1. :  a deep still pool; also :  whirlpool

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Origin and Etymology of weel

Middle English wel, wele, from Old English wǣl eddy, pool; akin to Middle Dutch wael pool, Old Low Franconian wāl abyss, Old High German wuolen to stir up, rumple, Sanskrit vālati he turns — more at voluble


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weel

noun \"\

Definition of weel

plural

-s

  1. 1a :  a wickerwork or slotted trap for fish, especially eels b :  a conventionalized heraldic representation of such a trap

  2. 2 :  a basket especially for fish

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Origin and Etymology of weel

Middle English wyle, wele, from Old English wile- (from wilige basket) — more at willy


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weel

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Definition of weel

  1. dialectal English and Scottish variant of 4well

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