IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Danish spjæld, from Old Norse spjald, speld, from Proto-Germanic *speldą.

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NounEdit

spæll m (genitive singular spæls, nominative plural spælar)

  1. an earflap on a hat that may be tied under the jaw
  2. a band at the back of a waistcoat, trousers, overcoat, etc., for adjusting its tightness
  3. a band on a gown or corset that goes over the shoulder
  4. a stick driven into the ground to which things may be attached; stake
  5. spoke (in a wheel)

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