Friday, 3 April 2009


SPELLE:- now dialect, also SPEL, SPELL
A splinter, chip or fragment.
From SPELLEN (german) to split or cleave.
First used in print in Ascham's Toxophily 1545

A spelle in the heart can be fatal.

1 comment:

  1. Well, then it seems my days are numbered as a spelle has entered my heart.