Definitions

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  • adv. On one's face; face-down.
  • n. A beating with the fists.
  • v. Present participle of nevel.

Etymologies

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From Middle English neweling, neuelinge, niuelinge ("flat down", adv), equivalent to nuel +‎ -ling. More at nuel.

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From nevel ("to deliver a blow with the hand or fist, pummel"), equivalent to nevel +‎ -ing.

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