NOSEL

Nos"el, v. t. Etym: [See Noursle.]

Definition: To nurse; to lead or teach; to foster; to nuzzle. [Obs.] If any man use the Scripture . . . to nosel thee in anything save in Christ, he is a false prophet. Tyndale.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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Word of the Day

5 February 2023

MATRIARCHIC

(adjective) (of societies or families) having a female as the family head or having descent traced through the female line


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Coffee Trivia

In the 16th century, Turkish women could divorce their husbands if the man failed to keep his family’s pot filled with coffee.

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