(comparative more somedeal, superlative most somedeal)
- 1828, The Fair Maid of Perth, edition Large Print, Echo Library, ISBN 9781847023100, published 2006, page 270:
- Curfew Street, and though we know he was somedeal hurt in that matter, we cannot see why he should not do homage in leal and duteous sort.
- 1917, George W. Gough, “Chapter V, the Ancient hHgh House”, in Julian Hawthorne editor, The Yeoman Adventurer, edition Reprint, Echo Library, ISBN 9781406833409, published 2005, page 27:
- but it's a godsend at times for a lone woman when she's ugly enough to turn cream sour, and somedeal crooked o' the body into the bargain.