gælan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From assumed *gāl(obstacle, boundary, marker). More at goal.

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gǣlan

  1. (transitive) to hinder, delay, impede
  2. (transitive) to suspend, keep in suspense; to dupe
  3. (intransitive) to hesitate, linger, stall
  4. (transitive or intransitive) to remit, relax; to neglect
  5. (transitive) to astound, astonish; to stun; to terrify, immobilise with fear

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