Definition of Chiels

1. chiel [n] - See also: chiel



Lexicographical Neighbors of Chiels

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

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 ..."

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