Sowl meaning

To pull by the ears; to drag about.

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Archaic spelling of soul.
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(UK dialectal) Pottage; moist, liquid food.
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(UK dialectal) A relish; sauce; dainty; anything eaten with bread.
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(UK dialectal) Tasty, seasoned food.
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(UK dialectal) Any liquid that is drunk.
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Origin of sowl

  • From Middle English sovel, suvel, saulee, from Old English sufl, sufel, sufol (“anything eaten with bread, sowl, relish eaten with bread”), from Proto-Germanic *suflą (“entremets, viands”), from Proto-Indo-European *seu-, *sew- (“juice, moisture, rain”). Cognate with Eastern Frisian süfel (“dairy products”), Dutch zuivel (“dairy products”), Middle Low German suvel, süvel, suffel (“sowl”), Danish sul (“sowl”), Swedish sovel (“sowl”).

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  • Compare German zaulen, zauseln, zausen (“to tug, drag”).

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  • From Middle English sowle, sawle (“soul”). More at soul.

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