Definition of Chiels
1. chiel [n] - See also: chiel
Lexicographical Neighbors of Chiels
Literary usage of Chiels
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Noctes Ambrosianæ by John Wilson, Robert Shelton Mackenzie, James Hogg, William Maginn, John Gibson Lockhart (1867)
"Oh, man, how I do hate sic formal young chiels—reason, reason, reasoning on things that you maun see whether you will or no, even gin you were to shut your ..."
2. The Proverbs of Scotland by Alexander Hislop (1868)
"... are chiels that winna ding. Faint heart ne'er wan fair lady. Fair an' foolish, black an' proud, • lang an' lazy, little an' loud. ..."
3. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"Whose aught thae chiels maks a' this bustle here? Scots Prologue. ... chiels wha their chanters winna hain, . . . . ¡b. 6. Till chiels gat up an' wad ..."