Strapping lad carrying, stob, posts, mell, hammer and fence-wire underarm up a hill.
The Scottish Word:


“That’s a fair chiel yiv got thur Erchie, are ye pittin ‘im in to the Games?”


chiel: young man.

“That’s a fine strong young lad you have there Archibald. Are you going to get him to enter the Highland Show competitions?”

[chiel spelled out in the phonetic alphabet.]

The Scottish Word: chiel with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context in the Scots language and in English.

2 thoughts on “Chiel.

  1. Our school newspaper was called “The Chaffee Chiel” We were told “chiel” was Scots for reporter, but I can’t find that. Is it so?

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