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teil

[teel]
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noun
  1. Archaic. the European linden, Tilia europaea.

Origin of teil

1350–1400; < Middle French (Old French til); replacing Middle English tilia < Latin tilia linden
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Historical Examples

  • In those days the oaks of the forests shall burn, and acorns grow upon the branches of teil trees.

    Old English Chronicles

    Various

  • "Teil ane potter to ony ped in the kintra," answered the Captain.