wedel

[veyd-l]

Origin of wedel

First recorded in 1960–65; back formation from wedeln
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Historical Examples of wedel

  • It is true that, some days before, Wedel's mother had startled us a little.

    The Red Battle Flyer

    Capt. Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen

  • Among these was my dear Wedel who happened to be in the neighborhood.

    The Red Battle Flyer

    Capt. Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen

  • Wedel had found a Cossack sword which he showed to admiring girls.

    The Red Battle Flyer

    Capt. Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen

  • The staring was not due to my unshaved face, but because there had been a rumor that Wedel and I had fallen at Kalisch.

    The Red Battle Flyer

    Capt. Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen

  • At the same time, the two bodies under the generals Dohna and Wedel penetrated by different routes into that country.