Seannachie
Seannachie Sean"na*chie, n. [Gael. seanachaidh.] A bard among the Highlanders of Scotland, who preserved and repeated the traditions of the tribes; also, a genealogist. [Written also {sennachy}.] [Scot.] [1913 Webster]

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