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atweel

[uh-tweel, at-weel]
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adverb Scot.
  1. surely.
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Origin of atweel

1760–70; aphetic variant of phrase (I) wat weel (I) know well. See wot, well1
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Historical Examples

  • Atweel, Miss Cary, the discourse was no that ill for a Prelatist,” was the answer.

    Out in the Forty-Five

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • Atweel, I can do that, and help her to buy her parapharnauls.

    The Entail

    John Galt

  • Atweel, ay, sirs, Gourlay has that morning's work to blame for the poor wife he has now.

  • Atweel no, forbye muckle Sandy, that whiles taks a shot at a time.

  • Atweel, Charlie need na been in sic a haste, hes no auld enough yet to be the head o a family.

    The Entail

    John Galt