skval

skval
n. noisy talk.
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n. [Engl. squeal and squall; cp. skjal and sköll]:—a squalling, noisy talk, Edda 110; horna-skvol, Eb. 13 new Ed.

An Icelandic-English dictionary. . 1874.

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