Coranach
Coranach Cor"a*nach, n. [Gael. coranach, or corranach, a crying, the Irish funeral cry (the keen), a dirge; comh with + ranaich a roaring, ran to roar, shriek.] A lamentation for the dead; a dirge. [Written also {coranich}, {corrinoch}, {coronach}, {cronach}, etc.] [Scot.] [1913 Webster]

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  • coranach — same as ↑coronach …   Useful english dictionary

  • coranach — n. [Written also Coronach and Coranich.] Dirge, funeral song or lament …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • coranich — Coranach Cor a*nach, n. [Gael. coranach, or corranach, a crying, the Irish funeral cry (the keen), a dirge; comh with + ranaich a roaring, ran to roar, shriek.] A lamentation for the dead; a dirge. [Written also {coranich}, {corrinoch},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coronach — Coranach Cor a*nach, n. [Gael. coranach, or corranach, a crying, the Irish funeral cry (the keen), a dirge; comh with + ranaich a roaring, ran to roar, shriek.] A lamentation for the dead; a dirge. [Written also {coranich}, {corrinoch},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corrinoch — Coranach Cor a*nach, n. [Gael. coranach, or corranach, a crying, the Irish funeral cry (the keen), a dirge; comh with + ranaich a roaring, ran to roar, shriek.] A lamentation for the dead; a dirge. [Written also {coranich}, {corrinoch},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cronach — Coranach Cor a*nach, n. [Gael. coranach, or corranach, a crying, the Irish funeral cry (the keen), a dirge; comh with + ranaich a roaring, ran to roar, shriek.] A lamentation for the dead; a dirge. [Written also {coranich}, {corrinoch},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coronach — Cor o*nach (k?r ? n?k), n. See {Coranach}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Keen — Keen, n. [Ir. caoine.] A prolonged wail for a deceased person. Cf. {Coranach}. [Ireland] Froude. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coronach — noun Etymology: Scottish Gaelic corranach & Irish coránach Date: 1530 a funeral dirge sung or played on the bagpipes in Scotland and Ireland …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Coronach — For other uses, see Coronach (disambiguation). A coronach (also written coranich, corrinoch, coranach, cronach, etc.) is the Scottish Gaelic equivalent of the Goll[1] , being the third part of a round of keening, the traditional improvised… …   Wikipedia

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