a young man; fellow.
- Also chiel [cheel]. /tʃil/.
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How to use chield in a sentence
I ken a canny chield at Loughmaben, a bit writer lad, that will put me in the way to sort him.Rob Roy, Complete, Illustrated | Sir Walter Scott
I have been readin' o' what a clever doctor chield has accomplished i' Edinbro' by the pooer o' mind upon mind——'Border Ghost Stories | Howard Pease
I heard the voice of that lad Andrew Lammie; can the chield be drowning that he skirls sae uncannily?Folk-Lore and Legends | Anonymous
But he stood in my road, and lifted his hand, and beckoned, like a chield az was used to be obeyed.Ralph Denham's Adventures in Burma | George Norway
Even Alan Breck, by all that I hear, is a chield to be respected.Kidnapped | Robert Louis Stevenson