• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Riveling riv′ling a rough shoe once worn in Scotland:
    • n Riveling riv′ling (obs.) a Scotchman.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. rifeling.


In literature:

Sam Rivell was taking off his tan shoes regretting and preparing for bed.
"Heart of the West" by O. Henry
Though Italy still boast an Inquisition, its power is rivelled as a leaf which the first wind shall scatter.
"Zanoni" by Edward Bulwer Lytton
When the milk commences to boil drop the rivels in by handfuls, slowly, stirring constantly.
"Mary at the Farm and Book of Recipes Compiled during Her Visit among the "Pennsylvania Germans"" by Edith M. Thomas
Her wings were clogged with 'gums and pomatums,' and her 'thin essence' had shrunk 'like a rivel'd flower.
"Hours in a Library, Volume I. (of III.)" by Leslie Stephen
Mark first the rationale of the thing: Hear logic rivel and levigate the deed.
"The Book of Humorous Verse" by Various
Make rivels by combining 1 cup flour, a pinch of salt, 1 egg and a little milk.
"Pennsylvania Dutch Cooking" by Unknown
In the old farmhouse of Burrow, near Curry Rivel, some swords and jack-boots of the time of Charles II.
"Nooks and Corners of Old England" by Allan Fea

In poetry:

Now he shoots short up to the round air;
Now he gasps, now he gazes everywhere;
But his eye no cliff, no coast or
Mark makes in the rivelling snowstorm.
"The Loss Of The Eurydice" by Gerard Manley Hopkins