"That'll be the chiel' puir Nash fired at wi' Ben's gun," said Carruthers.
What wonderful odds and ends that chiel has in his head to be sure!
The Chef busied himself with taking notes as deftly as any “chiel.”
But, as to this chiel, I ken naething aboot him, but that he is a gude buttanist.
At christenings folk will even smuggle in a reel or two, if 'tis no further on than the first or second chiel.
"It isna the first chiel he has shot," said young Wilton, who appeared just then.
And yet the chiel has shown us once before that he knows what he's talking about.
Relatives are always a trifle uneasy in the presence of the chiel amang us takin notes.
There's a chiel wi' a lang head on his shouthers, if ever there was ane yet!
"A chiel amang us taking notes" would not have been tolerated in those days.