Seels vs Heels - What's the difference?

seels | heels |


As a verb seels

is (seel).

As a noun heels is

.

seels

English

Verb

(head)
  • (seel)
  • Anagrams

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    seel

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) .

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) Good; fortunate; opportune; happy.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) (m), (m), from (etyl) . More at (l).

    Alternative forms

    * (l)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (UK, dialectal) Good fortune; happiness; bliss.
  • (UK, dialectal) Opportunity; time; season.
  • the seel of the day
    Derived terms
    * (l) * (l)

    Etymology 3

    From (etyl) (m), .

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (falconry) To sew together the eyes of a young hawk.
  • * J. Reading
  • Fond hopes, like seeled doves for want of better light, mount till they end their flight with falling.
  • (by extension) To blind.
  • Etymology 4

    Compare (etyl) , and (etyl) (m) (transitive verb).

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (intransitive, obsolete, of a ship) To roll on the waves in a storm.
  • * Samuel Pepys
  • (Sir Walter Raleigh)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The rolling or agitation of a ship in a storm.
  • (Sandys)

    Anagrams

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    heels

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • High-heeled shoes.
  • She wore a short skirt and heels .

    See also

    * cool one's heels (wait impatiently) * dig in one's heels (firmly or stubbornly keep ideas when opposed) * drag one's heels, drag one's feet (procastinate) * head over heels (tumbling upside down) * hot on somebody's heels (close behind) * kick one's heels (wait impatiently) * kick up one's heels (dance) * take to one's heels (flee) * turn on one's heel (suddenly turn away to leave)