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  • noun An alder tree.
  • noun obsolete, rare orl fly
  • adverb Eye dialect spelling of all.

Etymologies

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Pronunciation spelling.

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Metathetic variant of olr, itself a variant of alr, itself a contraction of aller, itself a form of alder closer to the original Old English form of alor, aler (the d was a phonetic addition in Middle English); compare the English oryelle, as well as the Old High German erila, the Middle High German erle, and the Modern German Erle.

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