speel

or speil

[ speel ]
/ spil /

verb (used with or without object) Scot. and North England.

to climb; ascend; mount.

Origin of speel

First recorded in 1505–15; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for speeling

speel

/ (spiːl) /

noun

Manchester dialect a splinter of wood

Word Origin for speel

probably from Old Norse; compare Norwegian spela, spila, Swedish spjela, spjele spill ²
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