shillely
Shillalah Shil*la"lah, Shillelah Shil*le"lah, n. An oaken sapling or cudgel; any cudgel; -- so called from Shillelagh, a place in Ireland of that name famous for its oaks. [Irish] [Written also {shillaly}, and {shillely}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Shillalah — Shil*la lah, Shillelah Shil*le lah, n. An oaken sapling or cudgel; any cudgel; so called from Shillelagh, a place in Ireland of that name famous for its oaks. [Irish] [Written also {shillaly}, and {shillely}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shillaly — Shillalah Shil*la lah, Shillelah Shil*le lah, n. An oaken sapling or cudgel; any cudgel; so called from Shillelagh, a place in Ireland of that name famous for its oaks. [Irish] [Written also {shillaly}, and {shillely}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shillelah — Shillalah Shil*la lah, Shillelah Shil*le lah, n. An oaken sapling or cudgel; any cudgel; so called from Shillelagh, a place in Ireland of that name famous for its oaks. [Irish] [Written also {shillaly}, and {shillely}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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