See also: sóol, so·ol, and sóól

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sool (third-person singular simple present sools, present participle sooling, simple past and past participle sooled)

  1. (Australia) To encourage (especially a dog) to attack.
    My neighbour sooled her bull mastiff onto my chihuahua, because she was sick of its yapping and wanted it to meet its demise.
    • 1896, K. Langloh Parker, Australian Legendary Tales, Nutt, page 91:
      She went quickly towards her camp, calling softly, "Birree gougou," which meant "Sool 'em, sool 'em," and was the signal for the dogs to come out.
    • 1938, Xavier Herbert, Capricornia, Chapter VIII, pp. 120-121, [1]
      So he had to satisfy his lust for homicide with passing on the urges of the Propagandists and sooling the able-bodied off to war and hounding pacifists and enemies into retirement.

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  • Usually in the form "sool someone onto someone/something".

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EstonianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Finnic *sooli. Cognate with Finnish suoli.

NounEdit

sool (genitive soole, partitive soolt)

  1. (anatomy) intestine, bowel, gut
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Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Finnic *soola. Cognate with Finnish suola.

NounEdit

sool (genitive soola, partitive soola)

  1. salt
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Etymology 3Edit

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sool

  1. adessive singular of sugu

KaraoEdit

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sool

  1. share of harvested rice that goes to the person who helps harvest someone else's field