also SKOIL, SKOYL
a squeal, a shriek; a yell; a high-pitched roar or bellow, especially of a cow ...1815 Sc. obs.
to squeal, to shriek, to scream; to yell or roar in a high-pitched voice ...1866 Sc. obs.
a local variant of squeal
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1815 - see EXAMPLE below
"...But a' his airts could not avail him,
In every shape did John assail him;
And to ilk bellow, roust, and roar,
He lustily cried out, encore!
Till echo, for ten miles around,
Did do the horrid scoil resound..."
From: John O' Arnha'. A Tale. To which is added The Murderit Mynstrell, and Other Poems
- George Beattie (1883)
First Published in The Montrose Review, 1815