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Webster 1913 Edition


Neal

Neal

(nēl)
,
Verb.
T.
To anneal.
[R.]
Chaucer.

Neal

,
Verb.
I.
To be tempered by heat.
[R.]
Bacon.

Webster 1828 Edition


Neal

NEAL

,
Verb.
T.
To temper and reduce to a due consistence by heat. But neal is now rarely used. [See Anneal]

NEAL

,
Verb.
I.
To be tempered by heat. [Little used] [See Anneal]

Definition 2022


néal

néal

See also: neal and Neal

Irish

Noun

néal m (genitive singular néil, nominative plural néalta)

  1. cloud
  2. depression
  3. gloomy expression
  4. fit, paroxysm
  5. swoon, nap, snooze
  6. daze

Declension

  • Alternative genitive plural: néal

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References

  • "néal" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • nél” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.