from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Middle English form of whale.
- n. A variant of wheal.
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I faintly hope that at the last moment, as in a fairy tale when the princess is about to perish, there will appear a handsome huel on a white stallion, a savior who will deliver me into the shining kingdom of English.
I have followed Molina's orthography in writing such words as _uel_ or _vel_ (English, _well_) instead of the more modern, but I think less correct way, _huel_.
Oya yeua huel mamauia, _q. n._, çan oc momamauhtiaya in aya momochiua yauyutl.
The first part of this word, _huel_, is exactly the prefix to the names of many of the mines in Cornwall.
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels - Volume 18 Historical Sketch of the Progress of Discovery, Navigation, and Commerce, from the Earliest Records to the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century, By William Stevenson
A quarry, a mine, a place whereout any thing is digged C. Kuare, huel-lVean.lAtinpit. ']
Archaeologia Britannica, giving some account additional to what has been hitherto publish'd, of the languages, histories and customs of the original inhabitants of Great Britain: : from collections and observations in travels through Wales, Cornwal, Bas-Bretagne, Ireland and Scotland.