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weel

noun \ ˈwē(ə)l \

Definition of weel

plural -s
dialectal, England & Scotland
: 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


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weel

noun \ " \

Definition of weel

plural -s
1 a : a wickerwork or slotted trap for fish, especially eels
b : a conventionalized heraldic representation of such a trap
2 : a basket especially for fish

Origin and Etymology of weel

Middle English wyle, wele, from Old English wile- (from wilige basket)


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weel

\ " \

Definition of weel

  • dialectal English and Scottish variant of well:4

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