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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hakilōną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

hēkelen

  1. to prickle, to irritate

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • ekelen”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • hekelen”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From hekele (a comb for flax or hemp).

VerbEdit

hekelen

  1. To comb hemp or flax with a hekele.

Related termsEdit