Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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DEIGHLE, n. A squat, dumpy object. Ayr. 1890 J. Service Notandums v.:
A pridefu' gaste o' a body, but a wee deighle o' a puddock hoved up wi' its ain concate.

[Cf. Doychle.]

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