Scamell
Scamell Scam"ell, or Scammel Scam"mel, n. (Zo["o]l.) The female bar-tailed godwit. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

Note: Whether this is the scamel mentioned by Shakespeare [``Tempest,'' ii. 2] is not known. [1913 Webster]


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  • Scammel — Scamell Scam ell, or Scammel Scam mel, n. (Zo[ o]l.) The female bar tailed godwit. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] Note: Whether this is the scamel mentioned by Shakespeare [ Tempest, ii. 2] is not known. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • escamel — ► sustantivo masculino Soporte sobre el que se fija una espada para labrarla. * * * escamel (del cat. u occit. «scamell», del lat. «scabellum», banquillo) m. Cierto utensilio de espaderos en que se pone tendida la *espada para labrarla. * * *… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Scamal — This interesting surname has two possible origins. Firstly, it may be of locational origin for someone who lived at the shamble or stall . The derivation is from the Middle English schamel a bench or the Anglo saxon scamel a stool, and refers to… …   Surnames reference

  • Scamel — This interesting surname has two possible origins. Firstly, it may be of locational origin for someone who lived at the shamble or stall . The derivation is from the Middle English schamel a bench or the Anglo saxon scamel a stool, and refers to… …   Surnames reference

  • Scammell — This interesting surname has two possible origins. Firstly, it may be of locational origin for someone who lived at the shamble or stall . The derivation is from the Middle English schamel a bench or the Anglo saxon scamel a stool, and refers to… …   Surnames reference

  • Scamwell — This interesting surname has two possible origins. Firstly, it may be of locational origin for someone who lived at the shamble or stall . The derivation is from the Middle English schamel a bench or the Anglo saxon scamel a stool, and refers to… …   Surnames reference

  • Skamal — This interesting surname has two possible origins. Firstly, it may be of locational origin for someone who lived at the shamble or stall . The derivation is from the Middle English schamel a bench or the Anglo saxon scamel a stool, and refers to… …   Surnames reference

  • Skamell — This interesting surname has two possible origins. Firstly, it may be of locational origin for someone who lived at the shamble or stall . The derivation is from the Middle English schamel a bench or the Anglo saxon scamel a stool, and refers to… …   Surnames reference

  • escamel — (Del prov.) o cat. scamell, y este del lat. scabellum, banquillo). m. Instrumento de espaderos, en el cual se tiende y sienta la espada para labrarla …   Diccionario de la lengua española

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