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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hakilōną (related to hackle).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

hēkelen

  1. To prickle, irritate.

DescendantsEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From hekele(a comb for flax or hemp).

VerbEdit

hekelen

  1. To comb hemp or flax with a hekele.

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