morcel

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See morsel.

Noun[edit]

morcel (plural morcels)

  1. Obsolete spelling of morsel
    • 1896, W. M. Metcalfe and John Barbour, Legends of the Saints, published 1896, page 74:
      Bvt he to comfort vs one ane sad “to qyham I gyf now ye morcel of bred of jow, []
    • 1821 April 20, in Henry Stratford Persse, To the Land of the Free from This Island of Slaves, Cork University Press (1998), page 88:
      We continue to enjoy fine weather. The turf is getting dry and cheap but potatoes are eight pence per stone. Mr Bogonier has not one single morcel of food.

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