javel

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See also: jävel, jævel, and Javel

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javel (plural javels)

  1. (obsolete) A vagabond.

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably after German jawohl, see ja, vel.

Interjection[edit]

javel

  1. (emphatic, especially military) yes, yessir, affirmative (addressing a superior)

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ellipsis of eau de Javel.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒa.vɛl/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

javel f (plural javels)

  1. bleach

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