feal

feal

[feel]
adjective
Archaic. faithful; loyal.

Origin:
1550–60; < Old French feal; see fealty

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feal (fiːl)
 
adj
an archaic word for faithful
 
[C16: from Old French feeil, from Latin fidēlis]

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feal
to hide, conceal, early 14c., a Northern English and Northern Midlands word, from O.N. fela.
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