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seel Line breaks: seel

Definition of seel in English:


[with object] archaic
Close (a person’s eyes); prevent (someone) from seeing: the wise Gods seel our eyes in our own filth


Late 15th century (originally a term in falconry meaning 'stitch shut the eyelids of (a hawk')): from French ciller, or medieval Latin ciliare, from Latin cilium 'eyelid'.

Words that rhyme with seel

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