Definitions

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  • v. To congeal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To congeal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To congeal.
  • Of or pertaining to the earth; terrestrial.
  • Produced by the attraction of the earth.

Etymologies

French geler, from Latin gelare, from gelu. See gelid. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Go n-éirí an t-ádh agus an geal libh go deo, anois agus sna laethanta seo chugainn.

    between the rock and the cold, cold sea -- Day

  • You need to find someone with whom you geal, so it ain't surreal.

    whitehelmet Diary Entry

  • Till you come back again to us a stor gra geal mo chroi

    The Bantry Girl's Lament (2)

  • The Gaelic League, in great force, sang “Fainne geal an lae” between the acts, and “The Wearing of the Green” in Irish….

    Autobiographies

  • Ach thusa bhi 'm ghraidh's lamh geal thardam gu fial!

    The Wind Bloweth

  • For example, there is Loch Borlan, close to the well-known little inn of Alt-na-geal-gach in Sutherland.

    Angling Sketches

  • It will take time, perhaps a great geal of time, but it will change because those in power possess only power - they have no intelligence or foresight - and they will be replaced by people with larger brains.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • The Obama administration is relying on sections of The Patriot Act to bolster its geal reasoning.

    Marc Cooper

  • The Gaelic League, in great force, sang “Fainne geal an lae” between the acts, and “The Wearing of the Green” in Irish … The play hits so impartially all round that no one is really offended.’

    Collected Works of W. B. Yeats Volume III Autobiographies

  • (mountain ash) or more commonly whitethorn / sceach geal (hawthorn) which is in bloom at the time and is commonly called the 'May Bush' or just 'May' in Hiberno-English.

    Hillbilly White Trash

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  • trans. and intr. To stiffen as with cold, to congeal.

    March 25, 2009