Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Anglo-Saxon times, the domain or allotment of an individual.
- See athel.
- n. The letter Œ/œ, or the rune ᛟ.
- n. A kind of tree, perhaps a tamarisk, found in northern Africa and in Arabia, which has dark, bluish wood.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. obsolete Noble.
- From Middle English ethel, from Old English æþel, ēþel. (Wiktionary)
“One Response on September 28, 2009 at 7: 39 am | Reply ethel”
“| Reply | Permalink ethel: I sent this link in to TPM earlier but I thought it might cheer you up ...”
“That there are still concern trolls like ethel around is amusing.”
“I remember those gas stations and Continental Kits; fill it up with ethel, Bud.”
“February 21, 2008 at 2:49 am i thinks so. mebbe change the name of the target kitteh to ethel-ornj the unready?”
“March 9, 2008 at 3:10 pm ethel mermaid HAHAHAHAHAHA1!”
“I really think they have their heads up their aaassses, how much power do you need to render 50kb of html markup? geez. ethel Says:”
“June 9th, 2006 at 12:54 am punaise car talk takes me back- Oh the drive from San Francisco to Las Vegas is more than nine hours at high speed with one stop for ethel.”
“My other grandfather died when I was 7, and our next door neighbour Bill who used to play us the harmonica died on my 8th birthday (that was the first thing my gran told me when I woke up) My great aunt ethel (who we'd visited every week since I was born) died when I was 9, and my gran's cousin died when I'd just turned 10.”
“They were said to be "ethel-born," and every member of the royal family was an "etheling," or son of the noble, emphatically.”
Looking for tweets for ethel.