Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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CANYEL, v. and n.

1. v. “To jolt; applied to any object whatsoever. To cause to jolt, to produce a jolting motion” (n.Lnk. 1825 Jam.2).

2. n. “A jolt, the act of jolting” (Ib.).

[Cf. Cangle, to dispute; a noise, disturbance.]

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