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Definition of the adverb Deasil

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  1. Clockwise; following the direction of the sun's movement in the Northern Hemisphere.

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Google previewThe Buddhist Praying-wheel (1896)

A Collection of Material Bearing Upon the Symbolism of the Wheel and Circular Movements in Custom and Religious Ritual by William Simpson

This in Celtic is called Deasil or Dessil. The Flannan Isles, although uninhabited, are believed by the people of the neighbouring islands to be places of inherent sanctity.

Google previewThe Early Races of Scotland and Their Monuments (1866)

by Forbes Leslie

Th is in Celtic is called Deasil or Dessil. The Flannan Isles,1 although uninhabited, are believed by the people of the neighbouring islands to be places of inherent sanctity.

Google previewSelected Poems (2007)

by Wystan Hugh Auden

In “Lakes,” lacustrine means pertaining to lakes; the city of Nicea is on the Ascanian Lake; deasil means clockwise (the opposite of widdershins). The dedication of “Islands” is to the caretaker who maintained Auden's house on Ischia. 88 9I The ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2006)

by Elizabeth Knowles

deasil in Scotland, in the direction of the sun's apparent course, considered as lucky; clockwise; the opposite of WIDDERSHINS. Recorded from the late 18th ...

Google previewThe UK to USA Dictionary (2012)

British English Vs. American English by Claudine Dervaes, John Hunter


Google previewAuthors' & Printers' Dictionary (1912)

A Guide for Authors, Editors, Printers, Correctors of the Press, Compositors, and Typists, with Full List of Abbreviations by Frederick Howard Collins

deasil*, righthandwise, as the hands of a clock, not deiseal. death/-bed*, -rate' (hyphens). deb., ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

Deasil, dē′shēl, n. (Scot.) motion accordingto the apparent course ofthe sun— opp. to Withershins.—Also Dea′soil,Dei ′sheal, Dea′siul. [Gael.] Dearticulate, dēartik′ūlāt, v.t.todisjoint. Deaspirate, dēas′pirāt, v.t. to removethe aspirate.

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

deasil, diesel, easel, measle, teasel, weasel easeless \e-sbs\ ceaseless, creaseless, greaseless easel ly \e-zle\ see easly 107 easel.

Google previewA Dictionary, Hindūstānī and English (1820)

by John Shakespear

A* ckUZe deasil ...

Google previewThe New Spelling Dictionary, Teaching to Write and Pronounce the English Tongue with Ease and Propriety ... (1783)

by John Entick

to tear or cut in pieces, to disjoint oarth,s, scarcity, need, barienness - | Deasil, s. 4 turning from east to west (nation of aii extinction of life, mortality, dam* § a full of slaughter, murderous. - oth less, a, immortal, never dyin ...

Google previewThe New Spelling Dictionary ... To which is Prefixed, a Grammatical Introduction to the English Tongue ... A New Edition. Carefully Revised and Corrected. To which is Now First Added, a Catalogue of Words of Similar Sound, But of Different Spellings and Significations (1783)

by John ENTICK

scarcity, need, barrenness Deasil, & a turning from east to west (nation Peath, s. an extinétion of life, mortality, damDeath'ful, a full of slaughter, murderous Deathless, a. immortal, ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

subatomic accurate: cesium clock clock, swinging device regulating a: pendulum clocks and watches, study of or art of making: horology clockwise: deasil clockwork: consistency, precision, regularity clod: blockhead, bumpkin, clown, dimwit, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1828)

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals by Samuel Johnson

the hill; the belt DEASIL. [To make the-] The ceremony of walking three timet round the couch of a sick penon , in the direction from East to West, imitating the sun, as performed by a Highland surgeon , before attending upon the patient.

Google previewThe National Standard Encyclopedia (1888)

A Dictionary of Literature, the Sciences and the Arts, for Popular Use

Deasil, do'shcl. Motion from cast to west, according to the course of fhe sun. Death-Are, deth'fir. A luminous appearance or flame, ns tho ignis fatuus, supposed to presage death. Death-rate, 'rat. The proportion of deaths among the inhabitants ...

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The value of this 6-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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