stell

/ (stɛl) /

noun

a shelter for cattle or sheep built on moorland or hillsides

Word Origin for stell

C19
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Word Origin and History for stell

stell


v.

"to fix in position," Old English stellan, from West Germanic *stalljan (cf. German stellen; see stall (n.1)).

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