weel

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /wiːl/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

weel (plural weels)

  1. (obsolete) A whirlpool.
  2. A kind of trap for catching fish; a weely.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for weel in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

weel

  1. Pronunciation spelling of will, representing Latino-accented English.

Middle English[edit]

Adverb[edit]

weel

  1. Alternative form of wel
    He thakked hire aboute the lendes weel
    (Chaucer)

Adjective[edit]

weel

  1. Alternative form of wel

Scots[edit]

Adjective[edit]

weel (comparative better, superlative best)

  1. Well.

Adverb[edit]

weel (comparative better, superlative best)

  1. Well.
    1794, Robert Burns, A Red, Red Rose:
    And fare thee weel, my only Luve
    And fare thee weel a while!
    (please add an English translation of this quote)

Derived terms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

weel

  1. Well.