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weel

adverb, adjective, interjection, sentence connector
  1. a Scot word for well 1
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Examples from the Web for weel

Historical Examples

  • Weel, man, that's a-year-and-a-half, and you must be almost a man noo.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327

    Various

  • Weel, what think ye o' the lass by this time, Mr. Bletherwick?

    Salted With Fire

    George MacDonald

  • He's jist as dour as ever, and as far as man could weel be frae them he cam o'!

    Salted With Fire

    George MacDonald

  • And weel ye may, for it's you that's been motherin him ever since I lost my wits!

    Salted With Fire

    George MacDonald

  • Weel, I dinna believe 't, I hae nae fear but she's been dumb as deith!

    Salted With Fire

    George MacDonald


Word Origin and History for weel

n.

"deep pool," Old English wæl, cognate with West Frisian wiel, Old Low Frankish wal, Middle Dutch wael, German wehl, wehle.

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