Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
†CHESWELL, n. An obs. Sc. form of Eng. chessel, cheese-making mould. Cf. Chassal. [′tʃɛswəl]
Sc. 1721 J. Kelly Proverbs 141:
He is gone out of the Cheswell he was made in. wm.Sc. [1835–1837] Laird of Logan (1868) 171:
Ne'er Tammie forget the cheswell that you were staned in, my man.
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