adverbdated , chiefly Scottish
In the direction of the sun’s apparent course, considered as lucky; clockwise.
More example sentences
- We moved deasil around the circle for what seemed like forever.
- Let the Magician trace in the air around himself a Magick Circle with his Sword, moving in a deasil manner.
- When the first clocks were built, the marketing department informed engineering that the clocks had better go deasil, or all hell would break out.
late 18th century: from Scottish Gaelic deiseil.