Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Speakers of Old High German and Old English preferred a Greek root, omphalos, which led to nabalo and nafela, and then popped up in Shakespeare as “he unseamed him from the naue to the chops,” and developed into Sir Thomas Browne’s 1646 observation, “The use of the Navell is to continue the infant into the mother.”

    No Uncertain Terms

  • Speakers of Old High German and Old English preferred a Greek root, omphalos, which led to nabalo and nafela, and then popped up in Shakespeare as “he unseamed him from the naue to the chops,” and developed into Sir Thomas Browne’s 1646 observation, “The use of the Navell is to continue the infant into the mother.”

    No Uncertain Terms

  • Speakers of Old High German and Old English preferred a Greek root, omphalos, which led to nabalo and nafela, and then popped up in Shakespeare as “he unseamed him from the naue to the chops,” and developed into Sir Thomas Browne’s 1646 observation, “The use of the Navell is to continue the infant into the mother.”

    No Uncertain Terms

  • Speakers of Old High German and Old English preferred a Greek root, omphalos, which led to nabalo and nafela, and then popped up in Shakespeare as “he unseamed him from the naue to the chops,” and developed into Sir Thomas Browne’s 1646 observation, “The use of the Navell is to continue the infant into the mother.”

    No Uncertain Terms

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.