Elmen vs Elsen - What's the difference?

elmen | elsen |


As an adjective elmen

is (rare|dialectal|or|archaic) of or pertaining to an elm tree.

As a noun elsen is

an awl, a pointed tool.

elmen

English

Adjective

(-)
  • (rare, dialectal, or, archaic) Of or pertaining to an elm tree.
  • (rare, dialectal, or, archaic) Of, or made of, elm.
  • (rare, dialectal, or, archaic) Composed of elm trees.
  • elsen

    English

    Alternative forms

    * elsin

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An awl, a pointed tool.
  • Piercing with an elsen.

    References

    * Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia, elsen. * Middle English Dictionary