- Falconry to sew together the eyelids of (a young hawk)
- to close (the eyes)
- to blind
Origin of seelLate Middle English silen ; from Old French ciller ; from cil ; from Classical Latin cilium, lower eyelid
transitive verbseeled, seel·ing, seels
Origin of seelMiddle English silen, from Old French cillier, from Medieval Latin ciliare, from Latin cilium, lower eyelid; see kel-1 in Indo-European roots.