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weel

/wiːl/
adverb, adjective, interjection, sentence connector
1.
a Scot word for well1
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Historical Examples
  • weel, I wouldna' say that was impossible, but ye hae good ground tackle.

    Johnstone of the Border Harold Bindloss
  • Gie a bairn his will, and a whelp its fill, and nane o' them will e'er do weel.

    The Proverbs of Scotland Alexander Hislop
  • I hope and expek no less than the whole half o the rents; and they were last year weel on to four hunder.

    The Entail John Galt
  • He's like the smith's dog—so weel used to the sparks that he'll no burn.

    The Proverbs of Scotland Alexander Hislop
  • But Saunders' only reply was this: "Mony a time he's hed tae gang round; he micht as weel hae an open road for his last traivel."

  • He's weel boden there ben that will neither borrow nor lend.

    The Proverbs of Scotland Alexander Hislop
  • "weel, he's there onywye, and we'll jist hae to mak' the best we can wi' him," said Jinnet.

    Erchie (AKA Hugh Foulis) Neil Munro
  • March dust and March win', bleaches as weel as simmer's sun.

    The Proverbs of Scotland Alexander Hislop
  • You're like your father before you, and your grandfather, as weel, for the curse of wandering seems to follow the name of Stair.

    Nancy Stair Elinor Macartney Lane
  • Send your son to Ayr: if he do weel here, he'll do weel there.

    The Proverbs of Scotland Alexander Hislop
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.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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