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JEEL

Ane sense o the wird 'jeel' is tae freeze, tae be benumbed wi cauld.

In the Dictionary of the Scots Language ye fin variation in the spellings sic as 'geal, geel or jeal'.

The DSL entry includes a quotation frae Walter Gregor's 'The Dialect of Banffshire' (1866):

He pleutert i' the burn till he wiz gealt wee cauld.


Dae ye ken or yaise the expression 'jeel-cauld' ?

Wi snaw an rimie paths roon aboot, ye micht jist enjoy leukin up wirds an phrases relatin tae the cauld.

http://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/snd/jeel_v_n

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