Wifle

A battle axe, javelin or spear. -

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  • wifle —  flicken, vernähen …   Aargauer-Hochdeutsch Wörterbuch

  • wifle — …   Useful english dictionary

  • whiffler — I. noun Etymology: alteration of earlier wifler, from obsolete wifle battle ax Date: 1539 British one that clears the way for a procession II. noun Etymology: whiffle Date: 1607 1. a person who frequently changes opinions or course …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • whiffler — whiffler1 /hwif leuhr, wif /, n. 1. a person who frequently shifts opinions, attitudes, interests, etc. 2. a person who is vacillating or evasive in an argument. [1600 10; WHIFFLE + ER1] whiffler2 /hwif leuhr, wif /, n. Hist. an attendant who… …   Universalium

  • ILA — I. ILA locus prope sinum Persicum. Est et Albionis parvus fluv. Ptol. in Scotia Bor. Wifle Camd. In Comitat. Cathanesia, ubi in Oc. Germ. se exonerat, inter Beruvium prom. ad Sept. et Varar. aestuar. ad Mer. Baudr. II. ILA vide Epidium …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • whiffler — I. ˈ(h)wiflə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: alteration of earlier wifler, from obsolete English wifle battle ax (from Middle English, from Old English wifel dart, javelin) + English …   Useful english dictionary

  • whif|fler — whif|fler1 «HWIHF luhr», noun. 1. a person who whiffles, or shifts about, as in thought, opinion, or intention. 2. = trifler. (Cf. ↑trifler) ╂[< whiffl(e) + er1] whif|fler2 «HWIHF luhr», noun. Historical. one of a body of attendants armed with …   Useful english dictionary

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