keel


keel
I
A Geordie Dictionary
A boat.
II
North Country (Newcastle) Words
a low, flat, clumsy-looking vessel or barge...in which coals are carried frm the colliery-staiths to the ships in the Tyne and Wear... In the Chartulary of Tynemouth Monastery, the servants of the Prior who wrought in the barges (1378), are called kelers... In a writ of Bishop Neville (1440) the craft in which coals were brought from the upper to the lower part of the Wear are denominated 'keeles'.

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  • Keel — Keel, n. [Cf. AS. ce[ o]l ship; akin to D. & G. kiel keel, OHG. chiol ship, Icel. kj[=o]ll, and perh. to Gr. gay^los a round built Ph[oe]nician merchant vessel, gaylo s bucket; cf. Skr. g[=o]la ball, round water vessel. But the meaning of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • keel — keel·age; keel·boat·man; keel·haul; keel·less; keel; keel·man; keel·son; va·keel; keel·er; keel·hale; …   English syllables

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  • keel — [kiːl] noun on an even keel working smoothly without any sudden changes: • a strategy to put the economyon an even keel * * * keel UK US /kiːl/ noun [C] ● on an even keel Cf. on an even keel …   Financial and business terms

  • Keel — Keel, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Keeled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Keeling}.] 1. To traverse with a keel; to navigate. [1913 Webster] 2. To turn up the keel; to show the bottom. [1913 Webster] {To keel over}, to upset; to capsize. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • keel — keel1 [kēl] n. [ME kele < ON kjǫlr < Gmc * kelu < IE base * gel , to swallow > L gula, throat] 1. the chief timber or steel piece extending along the entire length of the bottom of a boat or ship and supporting the frame: it sometimes …   English World dictionary

  • Keel — (k[=e]l), v. t. & i. [AS. c[=e]lan to cool, fr. c[=o]l cool. See {Cool}.] To cool; to skim or stir. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] While greasy Joan doth keel the pot. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • keel|er — keel|er1 «KEE luhr», noun. Dialect. 1. a vessel for cooling liquids. 2. a shallow tub for various purposes. 3. a shallow box used in dressing mackerel. ╂[< keel5 + er1] keel|er2 «KEE luhr», noun. British. a sailboat having a keel rather than a …   Useful english dictionary

  • Keel — Keel, n. A brewer s cooling vat; a keelfat. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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