wis·​sel | \ ˈwisəl \
plural -s

Definition of wissel

1 chiefly Scottish : change sense 6b
2 chiefly Scottish : retribution used especially in the phrase get the wissel of one's groat

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History and Etymology for wissel

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

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“Wissel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wissel. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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