Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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KJÖL, n. A cooling breeze (Sh. 1960); fig. of friendship: a coolness, a breach (Sh. 1902 E.D.D.). Sh. 1899 Shetland News (23 Sept.):
I heard at dey wir a kjöl atweet dem.

[A n. usage of Cuil, to cool.]

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"Kjöl n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 3 Aug 2021 <>



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