[ cheeld ]

  1. a young man; fellow.

Origin of chield

First recorded in 1525–35; variant of child
  • Also chiel [cheel]. /tʃil/.

Words Nearby chield Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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.

  • 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?

  • But he stood in my road, and lifted his hand, and beckoned, like a chield az was used to be obeyed.

  • Even Alan Breck, by all that I hear, is a chield to be respected.

    Kidnapped | Robert Louis Stevenson