quaylen

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch queilen, quēlen, from Old Dutch *quelan, from Proto-Germanic *kwelaną (to suffer). Doublet of quelen.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkwɛi̯lən/, /ˈkwɛːlən/

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quaylen

  1. To be afflicted by disease or wasting; to become weak.
  2. (rare) To turn out to be useless or ineffective.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French coaillier, from Latin coāgulō.

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quaylen

  1. To coagulate, quail, or congeal.
  2. (rare) To induce or cause coagulation.
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