Seel meaning

sēl
Frequency:
(falconry) To sew together the eyelids of (a young hawk)
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To stitch closed the eyes of (a falcon).
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Origin of seel

  • Middle English silen from Old French cillier from Medieval Latin ciliāre from Latin cilium lower eyelid kel-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition