eyndill

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Origin obscure. Probably from a frequentative form of eind, aynd (to breathe), equivalent to eind +‎ -le, related to onde (to breathe). Compare also Old English andian (to envy, be envious or jealous). More at onde.

Verb[edit]

eyndill (third-person singular simple present eyndills, present participle eyndilling, simple past and past participle eyndilled)

  1. (intransitive, rare, UK dialectal, Scotland) To be or become jealous.