Words and Phrases
chiel

“chiel”

Meaning:

person

Alternative spelling/meaning:

cheel

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

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