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Morcel vs Marcel - What's the difference?

morcel | marcel |

As a noun morcel

is .

As a proper noun marcel is

occasionally borrowed from french.




(en noun)
  • * (rfdate) W. M. Metcalfe and John Barbour, Legends of the Saints , published 1896, page 74:
  • Bvt he to comfort vs one ane sad “to qyham I gyf now ye morcel of bred of jow,
  • * 1821 April 20, in Henry Stratford Persse, To the Land of the Free from This Island of Slaves , Cork University Press (1998), page 88:
  • We continue to enjoy fine weather. The turf is getting dry and cheap but potatoes are eight pence per stone. Mr Bogonier has not one single morcel of food.




    (en noun)
  • A hairstyle characterized by deep waves made by a curling iron.
  • A marcel wave.
  • Verb

  • To wave hair by the marcel method.
  • (figuratively) To wave.
  • References

    * OED , 2nd edition


  • Of, producing, or related to marcel waves.
  • Anagrams

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