seel definition by Webster's New World
- Falconry to sew together the eyelids of (a young hawk)
- to close (the eyes)
- to blind
Origin: Late Middle English silen ; from Old French ciller ; from cil ; from Classical Latin cilium, lower eyelid
seel definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb seeled, seel·ing, seels
Origin: Middle English silen, from Old French cillier, from Medieval Latin ciliāre, from Latin cilium, lower eyelid; see kel-1 in Indo-European roots.