hekelen

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hakilōną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hēkelen

  1. to prickle, to irritate

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • ekelen”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • hekelen”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hekele (a comb for flax or hemp).

Verb[edit]

hekelen

  1. To comb hemp or flax with a hekele.

Related terms[edit]