nostle

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *nustilǭ, *nustō ‎(knotting; band; clasp), from Proto-Indo-European *ned- ‎(to twist; know; plait). Cognate with Middle Low German nusche ‎(clasp; barrette), Old High German nusta ‎(band; strap; sling).

Noun[edit]

nostle f

  1. a narrow band or ribbon worn around the head, usually as an ornament; headband.
  2. any narrow strip, as of wood or metal.
  3. a strip of any material used for binding or securing.

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