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daedal

[ deed-l ]
/ ˈdid l /
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adjective
cleverly intricate.
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Origin of daedal

First recorded in 1580–90; from Latin daedalus “skillful, dexterous,” from Greek daídalos “cunning, cunningly made,” equivalent to daidál(lein) “to work with skill” + -os adjective suffix
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How to use daedal in a sentence

  • Round his neck he slung that long daedal chain wherefrom St. George, slaying the Dragon, dangles.

    Zuleika Dobson|Max Beerbohm

British Dictionary definitions for daedal

daedal

dedal

/ (ˈdiːdəl) /

adjective
literary skilful or intricate

Word Origin for daedal

C16: via Latin from Greek daidalos; see Daedalus
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