Definition of Chields

1. chield [n] - See also: chield



Lexicographical Neighbors of Chields

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

Literary usage of Chields

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Scottish Poets in America: With Biographical and Critical Notices by John Dawson Ross (1889)
"The puir newspaper chields may mourn, If Rab should never raah return; ... O when he met wl' men o' spirit, Real clever chields o' modest merit, ..."

2. The Songstresses of Scotland by Sarah Tytler, Jean L. Watson (1871)
"... To think on auld lang syne," the graphic introduction of the "pensy chields " is a reaction with an under-current of humour:— " Some pensy ..."

3. Noctes Ambrosianæ by John Wilson, Robert Shelton Mackenzie, James Hogg, William Maginn, John Gibson Lockhart (1867)
"That's what gars me pit up with the jokes of some of you chields. ... If they were stout, braid-backed chields like the Captain and me, it wad be less ..."

4. History of George Heriot's Hospital: With a Memoir of the Founder : Together by Frederick William Bedford, William Steven (1859)
"... chields, and being obliged to as for a week. I'D never forget that day's excursion. Bill.—Shall we ask Buchanan to gang wi' us ..."

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