puzzel

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare French pucelle (a virgin).

Noun[edit]

puzzel (plural puzzels)

  1. (obsolete) A harlot; a hussy.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: puz‧zel

Noun[edit]

puzzel c (plural puzzels, diminutive puzzeltje n)

  1. puzzle (game in which things must be put together)
  2. (figuratively) riddle, intellectual challenge

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

puzzel

  1. first-person singular present indicative of puzzelen
  2. imperative of puzzelen