Words and Phrases




Alternative spelling/meaning:


In Literature:

Excerpt from The North Country-man's Description of Christ-Church Dublin; In a Letter to a Friend, Portaferry, May 6th 1731 by Anonymous

then came the Cheel we the Siller wan,
and a Cheel we a white Sark follow’d him

Excerpt from Epistle to the Editor of the Londonderry Journal by Sarah Leech

Nor was my great desire in vain, his face to see;
the chiel by whom this flight you’ll gain is nane but he

External links

You might also like


Be the first to comment

Quick Lookup

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.