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Words nearby Icel.
Example sentences from the Web for Icel.
Thus greyhound means hound-hound, the first syllable representing Icel.The Romance of Words (4th ed.)|Ernest Weekley
The proverb is Icelandic; 'kld eru opt kvenna-r,' cold (fatal) are oft women's counsels; Icel.Chaucer's Works, Volume 5 (of 7) -- Notes to the Canterbury Tales|Geoffrey Chaucer
OR nus besoigne que cil qui securut ses desciples en icel peril; quil nus sucurre en noz perilz .
Dock , especially used of a horse or dog, appears in English in the 14th century; a parallel is found in Icel.
Ling, Icel., the heath or heather plant: ljung I take to be the same word.