Archive for August 29th, 2009

To PEAL. v.a.

To PEAL. v.a.

To PEAL. v.a.
I. To assail with noise.
Nor was his ear less peal’d
With noises loud and ruinous, than when Bellona storms,
With all her batt’ring engines bent to rase
Some capital city. Milton’s Paradise Lost.
2. To stir with some agitation: as, to peal the pot, is when it
boils to stir the liquor therein with a ladle. Ains.