[tes-uh l, tek-suh l]
- an island off the N coast of the Netherlands, in the North Sea: largest of the West Frisian Islands. 71 sq. mi. (184 sq. km).
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We took it in, and sailed again, for the Texel, in three weeks.Ned Myers
James Fenimore Cooper
I found that I had C. alone to thank for the altercations at the Texel.
We started from the Cape in a Dutch ship, making sail for the Texel.A Romance of the West Indies
Most questionable was the decision of Ministers to evacuate the Helder and the Texel.William Pitt and the Great War
John Holland Rose
You will have seen that, in spite of wind, we have succeeded at the Texel.Memoirs of the Court and Cabinets of George the Third, Volume 2 (of 2)
The Duke of Buckingham
- a breed of sheep originating from the Netherlands having a heavy white fleece: kept for the production of lean lambs
C20: named after Texel, one of the West Frisian Islands off the Netherlands
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