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  • n. Obsolete form of phasel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To ravel out.
  • n. A thread.
  • n. A flaw in cloth.
  • n. A kind of kidney-bean or French bean.


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  • To become worn away along the edges., to unravel (from Middle English facelyn, to fray, from fasel, frayed edge, probably diminutive of fas, rootlets, from Old English fæs).]

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