Erse Erse ([~e]rs), n. [A modification of Irish, OE. Irishe.] A name sometimes given to that dialect of the Celtic which is spoken in the Highlands of Scotland; -- called, by the Highlanders, {Gaelic}. [1913 Webster]

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