arseling

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English *arsling, from Old English earsling (backwards, on the back), equivalent to arse +‎ -ling. Cognate with Dutch aarzeling, aarzelings, German ärschling, ärschlings.

AdverbEdit

arseling (not comparable)

  1. (UK dialectal) Backwards.
Last modified on 3 August 2013, at 17:25