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Is peal a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word peal is a Scrabble US word. The word peal is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

P3E1A1L1

Is peal a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word peal is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

P3E1A1L1

Is peal a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word peal is a Words With Friends word. The word peal is worth 8 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

P4E1A1L2

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Valid words made from Peal

You can make 22 words from 'peal' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'peal'

LEAP 6PALE 6
PEAL 6PELA 6
PLEA 6 

3 letters words from 'peal'

ALE 3ALP 5
APE 5LAP 5
LEA 3LEP 5
PAL 5PEA 5
PEL 5 

2 letters words from 'peal'

AE 2AL 2
EA 2EL 2
LA 2PA 4
PE 4 

All 4 letters words made out of peal

peal epal pael apel eapl aepl pela epla plea lpea elpa lepa pale aple plae lpae alpe lape ealp aelp elap leap alep laep

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word peal. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in peal.

Definitions and meaning of peal

peal

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /piːl/
  • Homophone: peel
  • Rhymes: -iːl

Etymology 1

From Middle English pele, peil, probably an apheretic variant of Middle English apel, appel, from Old French apel (an appeal; pealing of bells). Compare appeal.

Noun

peal (plural peals)

  1. A loud sound, or a succession of loud sounds, as of bells, thunder, cannon, shouts, laughter, of a multitude, etc.
    • 1883, Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island
      And, falling on a bench, he laughed until the tears ran down his cheeks, I could not help joining; and we laughed together, peal after peal []
    • 1630, John Hayward, The Life and Raigne of King Edward VI
      a fair peal of artillery
  2. A set of bells tuned to each other according to the diatonic scale.
  3. The changes rung on a set of bells.
Translations

Verb

peal (third-person singular simple present peals, present participle pealing, simple past and past participle pealed)

  1. (intransitive) To sound with a peal or peals.
    • 1864, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Christmas Bells
      Then pealed the bells more loud and deep...
    • 1939, Bing Crosby, In My Merry Oldsmobile
      To the church we'll swiftly steal, then our wedding bells will peal,
      You can go as far you like with me, in my merry Oldsmobile.
    • 2006, New York Times
      The bell pealed 20 times, clanging into the dusk as Mr. Bush’s motorcade drove off.
  2. (transitive) To utter or sound loudly.
    • 1807', Joel Barlow, The Columbiad
      The warrior's name, / Though pealed and chimed on all the tongues of fame.
  3. (transitive) To assail with noise.
  4. (intransitive) To resound; to echo.
    • 1863, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, The Cumberland
      And the whole air pealed / With the cheers of our men.
  5. (Britain, dialect) To pour out.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)
  6. (obsolete) To appeal.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Spencer to this entry?)
Derived terms
  • peal of bells
Translations

Etymology 2

Uncertain.

Alternative forms

  • peel

Noun

peal (plural peals)

  1. A small salmon; a grilse; a sewin.

Anagrams

  • Alep, LEAP, Lape, Leap, e-pal, leap, pale, pale-, pela, plea

Estonian

Etymology

Adessive case of pea.

Noun

peal

  1. adessive singular of pea

Postposition

peal

  1. on, on top of

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to ring out.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)