Byspel meaning

(now chiefly dialectal) An example.
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Origin of byspel

From Middle English bispel, byspell, from Old English, bīspel, biġspel (“proverb, parable, example, story”), from bī- (“by”) + spel (“talk, story”), equivalent to by- +‎ spell. Cognate with Middle Dutch bijspel (“proverb, parable”), Low German bispeel (“example”), German Beispiel (“example”). More at by-, spell.