Definition of Deisheal
1. deasil [n -S] - See also: deasil
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Literary usage of Deisheal
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1. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: To which is by John Jamieson (1880)
"... deisheal, ». Motion according to the course of the Sun ; a Gael. word. V. WIDDERSHINS. " In adoring the gods and doing reverence to their images, ..."
2. Report on the Manuscripts of the Earl of Mar and Kellie by Thomas Erskine Kellie (1904)
"... motion of the sun which is called deisheal or going the right or lucky way. The superstition of so many ages has ..."
3. Lean's Collectanea by Vincent Stuckey Lean, Julia Lucy Woodward (1903)
"Ht. If a person's meat or drink were to affect the windpipe or come against his breath, they instantly cry out " deisheal!" way.—P. Callander, [Perthshire ..."
4. Knowledge for the People, Or, The Plain why & Because: Familiarizing by John Timbs (1832)
"And if a person's meat or drink affect the windpipe, or come against his breath, they instantly cry out deisheal! which is an ejaculation, praying that it ..."
5. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are ...by John Jamieson by John Jamieson (1818)
"... deisheal, -.. Motion contrary to that of the sun, Gael. To DE AVE, ». п. То deafen. ..."
6. Faiths and Folklore: A Dictionary of National Beliefs, Superstitions and by William Carew Hazlitt (1905)
"And if a person's meat or drink were to affect the wind-pipe, or come against his breath, they would instantly cry out deisheal I which is an ejaculation, ..."