Definition of deil in English:

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Pronunciation: /dēl/


Scottish form of devil.
Example sentences
  • After all, in Falkirk the town hall carries the inscription, ‘Better meddle with the deil than with the bairns of Falkirk’.
  • He's sweet when he wants but can be a real deil when he really wants to!
  • ‘What'll we do with the wee deil?‘asked the mother.

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Syllabification: deil

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