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Seel

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To close the eyelids of a hawk by running a thread through them; to hoodwink. (French, ciller, cil, the eyelash.)

“She that so young could give out such a seeming,

To seel her father’s eyes up, close as oak.”


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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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