Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • An obsolete spelling of seal, seal, seel.

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  • noun Happiness, fortune.
  • noun The right time or occasion for something, an opportune moment.
  • noun greeting, salutation

Etymologies

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From Middle English sele ("Happiness, good fortune, bliss; an occasion, period of time"), from Old English sǣl, sel

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  • (obsolete except in dialects) happiness, fortune.

    (obsolete except in dialects) the right time or occasion for something, an opportune moment.

    September 3, 2008