chiel

play
noun \ˈchēl\
variants: or

chield

play \ˈchēld\

Definition of chiel

chiefly Scotland

  1. :  fellow, lad

Origin and Etymology of chiel

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


First Known Use: 1507

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