accoll

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French acoler (whence modern French accoler), from Latin ad- + collum (neck).

Verb[edit]

accoll (third-person singular simple present accolls, present participle accolling, simple past and past participle accolled)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To embrace.
    • 1840, James Henry, Miscellanies, page 123:
      Thrice raught I with mine arms to accoll her