I. \\ˈwē(ə)l\ noun (-s)
Etymology: Middle English wel, wele, from Old English wǣl eddy, pool; akin to Middle Dutch wael pool, Old Low Franconian wāl abyss, Old High German wuolen to stir up, rumple, Sanskrit vālati he turns — more at voluble
dialect Eng & Scotland : a deep still pool; also : whirlpool
II. noun (-s)
Etymology: Middle English wyle, wele, from Old English wile- (from wilige basket) — more at willy
a. : a wickerwork or slotted trap for fish, especially eels
b. : a conventionalized heraldic representation of such a trap
2. : a basket especially for fish
dialect Eng & Scotland
variant of well IV

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