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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English shildiȝ, schuldi, from Old English sċyldiġ (guilty, sinful, criminal), from Proto-Germanic *skuldīgaz, equivalent to shild +‎ -y. Cognate with West Frisian skildich (guilty), Dutch schuldig (guilty), German schuldig (guilty), Swedish skyldig (guilty).

AdjectiveEdit

shildy (comparative shildier or more shildy, superlative shildiest or most shildy)

  1. (rare, dialectal or obsolete) Guilty, at fault, in debt.

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