Definition of Chiel

1. Noun. (Scottish) young man, lad ¹



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Definition of Chiel

1. chield [n -S] - See also: chield

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chiel

chiefry
chiefs
chiefs of state
chiefship
chiefships
chieftain
chieftaincies
chieftaincy
chieftainess
chieftainesses
chieftains
chieftainship
chieftainships
chieftess
chieftesses
chiel (current term)
chield
chields
chiels
chiengora
chierte
chievance
chievances
chiffarobe
chiffarobes
chiffchaff
chiffchaffs
chiffon
chiffon cake
chiffon cakes

Literary usage of Chiel

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1. Minstrelsy, Ancient and Modern: With an Historical Introduction and Notes by William Motherwell (1846)
"LORD INGRAM and chiel Wyet Was baith born in one bower ; Laid baith their hearts on one Lady, The less was their bonheur. chiel Wyet and Lord Ingram, ..."

2. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"Ye'll find him ay a dainty chiel, A chiel sae clever ; Poem on Pastoral Poetry. ... cries ilka chiel, The Ans. to the Quid-wife. The chiel that's a fool for ..."

3. The English and Scottish Popular Ballads by George Lyman Kittredge (1896)
"10 is wanting. 66 LORD INGRAM AND chiel WYET A. a. ' Lord Ingram and chiel Wyet,' Motherwell's Wa'yates and Auld Ingram,' Jamieson's Popular Minstrelsy, p. ..."

4. English and Scottish Ballads by Francis James Child (1866)
"... chiel. From Scarce Ancient Ballads, p. 17. The same in Buchan, ii. 109, The Baron turned Ploughman. THERE was a knight, a barone bright, A bauld barone ..."

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