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soul

[ sohl ]
/ soʊl /
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noun

adjective

of, characteristic of, or for Black Americans or their culture: soul newspapers.

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Origin of soul

First recorded before 900; Middle English; Old English sāwl, sāwol; cognate with Dutch ziel, German Seele, Old Norse sāl, Gothic saiwala
soullike, adjectiveun·der·soul, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for soul (1 of 2)

soul
/ (səʊl) /

noun

soul-like, adjective
Old English sāwol; related to Old Frisian sēle, Old Saxon sēola, Old High German sēula soul

British Dictionary definitions for soul (2 of 2)

Soul
/ (səʊl) /

noun

Christian Science another word for God
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