Armlets

subs.
P. ψέλια, τά (Xen.).

Woodhouse English-Greek dictionary. A vocabulary of the Attic language. 2014.

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  • To veer and haul — Veer Veer, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Veered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Veering}.] [F. virer (cf. Sp. virar, birar), LL. virare; perhaps fr. L. vibrare to brandish, vibrate (cf. {Vibrate}); or cf. L. viriae armlets, bracelets, viriola a little bracelet (cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Veer — Veer, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Veered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Veering}.] [F. virer (cf. Sp. virar, birar), LL. virare; perhaps fr. L. vibrare to brandish, vibrate (cf. {Vibrate}); or cf. L. viriae armlets, bracelets, viriola a little bracelet (cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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