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chiel

play
noun \ˈchēl\

Definition of chiel

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  fellow, lad



Variants of chiel

or chield play \ˈchēld\

Origin of chiel

Middle English (Scots) cheld, alteration of Middle English child child


First Known Use: 1507


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