[ deel ]


Words Nearby deil Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use deil in a sentence

  • There was a pounding on the thin partition wall, an oath and a shout "Whaur's the deil o' a dog?"

    Greyfriars Bobby | Eleanor Atkinson
  • You may believe me or not, sir, there was every mortal business under the sun, but deil a bit of a lawyer.

  • When he saw me, he cried: "Oh, Mr. M'Lauchlin, the deil's in this house this day."

    Scotch Wit and Humor | W. H. (Walter Henry) Howe
  • Youre no so blind as not to see shes no liking for him, but the deil has in a way mesmerised her.

    The Snow-Burner | Henry Oyen
  • But the deil gets hold of some very young, insisted the Scotchman.

    The Snow-Burner | Henry Oyen

British Dictionary definitions for deil


/ (diːl) /

  1. a Scot word for devil

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