speil

speel

[speel]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object) Scot. and North England.
to climb; ascend; mount.
Also, speil.


Origin:
1505–15; origin uncertain

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speel (spiːl)
 
n
dialect (Manchester) a splinter of wood
 
[probably from Old Norse; compare Norwegian spela, spila, Swedish spjela, spjelespill²]

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