See also: Neal and néal

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

See anneal.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

neal (third-person singular simple present neals, present participle nealing, simple past and past participle nealed)

  1. (transitive) To temper by heat.
  2. (intransitive) To be tempered by heat.
    • 1684, Robert Boyle, Essay on the Porousness of Solid Bodies:
      We laid this Glass [] warily upon a few Quick-coals, and having suffered it to neal awhile

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GalicianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin *nīdālis, nīdālem, from nīdus +‎ -ālis.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

neal m (plural neais)

  1. nest

ReferencesEdit

  • neal” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.

YolaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English nedle, from Old English nǣdl, from Proto-West Germanic *nāþlu.

NounEdit

neal

  1. needle

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, page 58