deasil

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deasil

(ˈdiːzəl; ˈdiːʃəl; ˈdɛʃəl; ˈdɛsəl) ,

deasiul

or

deasoil

adv
(Navigation) in the direction of the apparent course of the sun; clockwise
n
motion in this direction
[C18: Scottish Gaelic deiseil]

dea•sil

(ˈdi zəl)

adv.
clockwise. Compare withershins.
[1765–75; < Scottish Gaelic, Irish deiseal, Middle Irish dessel=dess right, south + sel turn, time]