somedeal
adverb Date: before 12th century archaic somewhat

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  • Somedeal — Some deal (s[u^]m d[=e]l ), adv. In some degree; somewhat. [Written also {sumdel}, {sumdeale}, and {sumdele}.] [Obs.] She was somedeal deaf. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Thou lackest somedeal their delight. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • somedeal — /sum deel /, adv. Archaic. somewhat. [bef. 900; ME somdel, OE sume daele, dat. of sum dael some portion. See SOME, DEAL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • somedeal — somewhat Forthright s Forsoothery …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • somedeal — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adverb Etymology: Middle English somdel, from Old English sume dǣle, dative of sum dǣl some part, fairly large amount, from sum some + dǣl part more at deal archaic : in some degree or measure : somewhat …   Useful english dictionary

  • sumdeale — Somedeal Some deal (s[u^]m d[=e]l ), adv. In some degree; somewhat. [Written also {sumdel}, {sumdeale}, and {sumdele}.] [Obs.] She was somedeal deaf. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Thou lackest somedeal their delight. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sumdel — Somedeal Some deal (s[u^]m d[=e]l ), adv. In some degree; somewhat. [Written also {sumdel}, {sumdeale}, and {sumdele}.] [Obs.] She was somedeal deaf. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Thou lackest somedeal their delight. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sumdele — Somedeal Some deal (s[u^]m d[=e]l ), adv. In some degree; somewhat. [Written also {sumdel}, {sumdeale}, and {sumdele}.] [Obs.] She was somedeal deaf. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Thou lackest somedeal their delight. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scath — (sk[a^]th; 277), n. [Icel. ska[eth]i; akin to Dan. skade, Sw. skada, AS. scea[eth]a, sca[eth]a, foe, injurer, OS. ska[eth]o, D. schade, harm, injury, OHG. scade, G. schade, schaden; cf. Gr. askhqh s unharmed. Cf. {Scathe}, v.] Harm; damage;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scathe — Scath Scath (sk[a^]th; 277), n. [Icel. ska[eth]i; akin to Dan. skade, Sw. skada, AS. scea[eth]a, sca[eth]a, foe, injurer, OS. ska[eth]o, D. schade, harm, injury, OHG. scade, G. schade, schaden; cf. Gr. askhqh s unharmed. Cf. {Scathe}, v.] Harm;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stope — Stope, Stopen Sto pen, p. p. of {Step}. Stepped; gone; advanced. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A poor widow, somedeal stope in age. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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