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weel Line breaks: weel

Definition of weel in English:

adverb, adjective, & exclamation

Scottish form of well1. [as adverb]: tha wants to rub her reight weel [as adjective]: weel spoken [as exclamation]: ‘Weel!’ cried another, ‘thae fa’s are just bonnie
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  • Cue TV companies filming pundits standing in front of that weel kent face, adding their words to the millions already written on the man who ‘changed the way we look at art’.
  • The manager of Lloyds TSB in Bothwell Street will also be coming to work here so that the Lloyds connections don't feel they have lost a weel kent face.

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