noun \ˈshēl\

Definition of SHIEL

chiefly Scottish
:  shieling

Origin of SHIEL

Middle English (northern dialect) schele; probably akin to OldFrisian skiāle stable, Old Norse skjōl shelter
First Known Use: 13th century


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