Definition of deasil in English:

deasil

(also deisal)

Pronunciation: /ˈdjɛʃ(ə)l//ˈdɛs(ə)l/

adverb

Scottish
dated
  • In the direction of the sun's apparent course, considered as lucky; clockwise.

    • ‘We moved deasil around the circle for what seemed like forever.’
    • ‘When the first clocks were built, the marketing department informed engineering that the clocks had better go deasil, or all hell would break out.’
    • ‘The stone ceases to turn widdershins and rasps out a different rhythm as it begins to move deasil.’
    • ‘Let the Magician trace in the air around himself a Magick Circle with his Sword, moving in a deasil manner.’

Origin

Late 18th century: from Scottish Gaelic deiseil.

Pronunciation:

deasil

/ˈdjɛʃ(ə)l//ˈdɛs(ə)l/