adverb dea·sil \ˈdē-zəl\

Definition of DEASIL

:  clockwise — compare widdershins

Origin of DEASIL

Scottish Gaelic deiseil, from Middle Irish dessel, from Old Irish dess right, south + sel turn; akin to Latin dexter right hand — more at dexter
First Known Use: 1771

Rhymes with DEASIL


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