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  • v. Alternative form of hield.
  • n. Alternative form of hield.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To bend; incline; specifically, to tilt, as a water-vessel or a ship: same as heel, 1.
  • To pour out; pour.
  • To throw; cast; put.
  • To bow; bend; incline; tilt or cant over.
  • To decline; sink; go down.
  • To yield; give way; surrender.
  • n. An inclination; a cant.
  • n. An incline; a slope.
  • n. A decline; decrease; wane.

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