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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Seel.
 
To close the eyelids of a hawk by running a thread through them; to hoodwink. (French, ciller, cil, the eyelash.)   1
       
“She that so young could give out such a seeming,
To seel her father’s eyes up, close as oak.”
       
Shakespeare: Othello, iii. 3.
 


 See’dy.See’murgh. 

 
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