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Webster

English Word:

ettle


English Pronunciation:

et•tle


Transitive Verb:


⇨Etymology

Perhaps the same word as addle to earn; bur confer (Old English) atlien, etlien, to intend, prepare, (Icelandic) aetla to think, suppose, mean.


⇨Definition

To earn. (obsolete) See Addle, to earn. Boucher.



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Wiktionary

Etymology:

From Old Norse ætla.


Synonyms:

mint


Noun:

ettle (plural ettles) (dialectal, chiefly Scotland) Intention; intent; aim.


Verb:

ettle (third-person singular simple present ettles, present participle ettling, simple past and past participle ettled) (transitive, dialectal, chiefly Scotland) To aim; purpose; intend; attempt; try. (transitive, dialectal, chiefly Scotland) To expect; reckon; count on. (intransitive, dialectal, chiefly Scotland) To take aim. (intransitive, dialectal, chiefly Scotland) To make attempt. (intransitive, dialectal, chiefly Scotland) To direct one's course. (intransitive, dialectal, chiefly Scotland) To aspire; be ambitious.


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Similar Words:

Other words similar to ettle can be found below:

1.ett
2.Etta
3.ette
4.etter pike
5.ettin
6.ettle
7.ettler
8.ettling
9.ettringite
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