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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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