wissel

noun wis·sel \ˈwisəl\

Definition of wissel

plural

-s

  1. 1 chiefly Scottish :  change 6b

  2. 2 chiefly Scottish :  retribution —used especially in the phrase get the wissel of one's groat

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Origin and Etymology of wissel

Middle English, exchange, from Middle Dutch; akin to Old High German wehsal change, turn, Old Norse gjafavīxl exchange of gifts — more at week


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