The Alternative Czech Dictionary: kůl

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kůl etymology Common Slavic, from Proto-Slavic *kolъ 〈*kolʺ〉, probably connected with *kolti, originally from Proto-Indo-European *kel-.{{R:Rejzek 2007}} pronunciation
  • /kuːl/
noun: {{cs-noun}}
  1. stake pointed, long, slender piece of wood kůl v plotě
  2. stake timber to which a martyr was affixed to be burned
  3. (volleyball, slang) post supporting the net
Synonyms: sloupek

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