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kevel

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɛv(ə)l
 
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Definition of kevel in English:

noun

A large cleat fitted to the gunwale of a ship and used for securing ropes.

Origin

Middle English: of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with kevel

bedevil, bevel, devil, dishevel, level, revel, split-level

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