rewel bone

Rewel bone

Rew"el bone`\ [Perh. from F. rouelle, dim. of roue a wheel, L. rota.] An obsolete phrase of disputed meaning, -- perhaps, smooth or polished bone.

His saddle was of rewel boon. --Chaucer.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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