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Is stell a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word stell is a Scrabble US word. The word stell is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

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Is stell a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word stell is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

S1T1E1L1L1

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You can make 24 words from 'stell' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


5 letters words from 'stell'

STELL 5TELLS 5

4 letters words from 'stell'

ELLS 4ELTS 4
LEST 4LETS 4
SELL 4TELL 4
TELS 4 

3 letters words from 'stell'

ELL 3ELS 3
ELT 3EST 3
LES 3LET 3
SEL 3SET 3
TEL 3TES 3

2 letters words from 'stell'

EL 2ES 2
ET 2ST 2
TE 2 

All 5 letters words made out of stell

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

Definitions and meaning of stell

stell

Etymology 1

From Middle English stellen, from Old English stellan (to give a place to, set, place), from Proto-West Germanic *stalljan (to put, position), from Proto-Indo-European *stel- (to place, put, post, stand). Cognate with Dutch stellen (to set, put), Low German stellen (to put, place, fix), German stellen (to set, place, provide), Old English steall (position, place). More at stall.

Verb

stell (third-person singular simple present stells, present participle stelling, simple past and past participle stelled or stold)

  1. (transitive, Britain dialectal, Scotland) To place in position; set up, fix, plant; prop, mount.
  2. (transitive, obsolete) To portray; delineate; display.
    • 1594, William Shakespeare, The Rape of Lucrece, 1443–44:
      To this well-painted piece is Lucrece come,
      To find a face where all distress is stelled.
    • 1609, William Shakespeare, Sonnet 24:
      Mine eye hath play'd the painter and hath stell'd
      Thy beauty's form in table of my heart ...

Etymology 2

Alteration of stall, after the verb to stell.

Noun

stell (plural stells)

  1. (archaic) A place; station.
  2. A stall; a fold for cattle.
  3. (Scotland) A prop; a support, as for the feet in standing or climbing.
  4. (Scotland) A still.
    • 1786, Robert Burns, "The Author's Earnest Cry And Prayer":
      Paint Scotland greetin owre her thrissle;
      Her mutchkin stowp as toom's a whissle;
      An' damn'd excisemen in a bussle,
      Seizin a stell,
      Triumphant crushin't like a mussel,
      Or limpet shell!
    • 1791, Robert Burns, "Such a Parcel of Rogues in a Nation":
      The English stell we could disdain,
      Secure in valour's station;
      But English gold has been our bane-
      Such a parcel of rogues in a nation!
Related terms
  • stall

Anagrams

  • Tells, tells

German

Verb

stell

  1. Imperative singular of stellen.

Icelandic

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Danish stel.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /stɛlː/
  • Rhymes: -ɛlː

Noun

stell n (genitive singular stells, nominative plural stell)

  1. service (set of matching dishes or untensils)
  2. set of false teeth
Declension

Etymology 2

Back-formation from stella (to potter about, to tinker).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /stɛtl/
  • Rhymes: -ɛtl

Noun

stell n (genitive singular stells, no plural)

  1. pottering, tinkering, idle work
    Synonyms: föndur, bauk, dund, dútl
Declension

Source: wiktionary.org