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howel

[ hou-uhl ]
/ ˈhaʊ əl /
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noun
a channel cut along the inside edge of a barrel stave to receive the barrelhead.
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Origin of howel

1795–1805; perhaps <Danish hövl<Middle Low German hövel; cognate with German Hobel kind of plane
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