Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Oh well; very well; well then.
- interj. Scotland Well; well then.
““Aweel, aweel, I wish it may be sae,” said Meiklewham.”
““Aweel, aweel, neighbour,” said Laurence, when the mess was taken away, “if ye have done ony thing to bring yoursell to the withy, or the scourging post, it is your ain wilful deed.””
“Aweel! aweel!" the man said, in his slow northern fashion.”
“Aweel, aweel, Ellangowan, said the lady, raising her voice as the Laird left the room, I wish ye may understand them yoursell, thats á!”
“Aweel, aweel, there s nae help for t, but come up the morn at ony rate.”
“Aweel, aweel, Jock, answered Mr. Skreigh, with a tone of mild solemnity, our accounts differ in no material particulars; but I had no knowledge that ye had seen the man.”
“Aweel, aweel, she said, when she had concluded her examination, since its een sae, I gie him up, the villainBut oh, we are erring mortals!”
“Weel, aweel, sirs, said Jabos, whose hard-headed and uncultivated shrewdness seemed sometimes to start the game when others beat the bushweel, weel, ye may be a mistaen yetIll never believe that a man would lay a plan to shoot another wi his ain gun.”
“Aweel, aweel, thats sune settled; well no excise you neither, though we live sae near the Custom-house.”
“At length, after a draught of home-brewed ale, he began by observing, Aweel, aweel, that hen, looking upon the lamentable relics of what had been once a large fowl, wasna a bad ane to be bred at a town end, though its no like our barndoor chuckies at Charlies-hopeand I am glad to see that this vexing job hasna taen awa your appetite, Captain.”
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