Definitions for BEAL
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A small inflammatory tumor; pustule.
To gather matter; swell; come to a head, as a pimple; fester; suppurate.
Origin: From beel, bele, from byle, byle, from būlijōn, from bhōw-. Cognate with Beule. More at boil.
to gather matter; to swell and come to a head, as a pimple
Beal is a village and civil parish in the District of Selby in North Yorkshire, England. It is located on the River Aire, 3.6 miles north east of Knottingley, 8.0 miles south west of Selby, and 21.2 miles south of York. The parish includes the village of Kellingley, and borders the City of Wakefield in West Yorkshire. At the 2001 census it had a population of 720. The name "Beal" is of Old English origins and means "Nook of land in a river-bend". It is composed of the elements bēag and halh. The village was recorded as Begale in the Domesday Book of 1086. Kellingley Colliery, one of the last deep coal mines in the United Kingdom, is located in the parish. Fishing on the River Aire is controlled by Leeds and District Amalgamated Society of Anglers. The main catches are roach and bream. Bus service 150, operated by Arriva Yorkshire, connects the village with Pontefract, Selby and Wakefield.
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