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  • n. A whirlpool.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Well.
  • n. A whirlpool.
  • A kind of trap or snare for fish, made of twigs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A whirlpool.
  • n. A kind of trap or snare for fish.
  • n. In heraldry, a bearing representing a kind of eel-pot or fish-pot, composed of strips or slats with open spaces between. Sometimes the number of these slats is mentioned in the blazon.
  • A Scotch form of well.


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