noun see curragh

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  • Currach — on the shore in Inishbofin, Galway A Currach (spelt Curach in Irish and Koruko in old celtic) is a type of Irish boat with a wooden frame, over which animal skins or hides were once stretched, though now canvas is more usual. It is sometimes… …   Wikipedia

  • currach — or curragh [kur′ək, kur′ə] n. [Ir & Gael curach, akin to Welsh corwg, skin boat] [Scot. or Irish] CORACLE …   English World dictionary

  • Currach — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Curragh. Un currach Un currach (aussi écrit curragh ou curach) est un bateau léger des côtes ouest de l Irlande. Actuellement, il est généralement fabriqué de l …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Currach — Ein Curragh Ein Curragh, bzw. Currach, ist ein traditionelles irisches Boot aus einem leichten Holzgerippe, das mit Leinwand überzogen und dann geteert wird. Es war ursprünglich mit Leder bespannt. Diese 4,80 bis 5,50 m langen und etwas weniger… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • currach — /kur euhkh, kur euh/, n. Scot., Irish. a coracle. Also, curagh, curragh. [1400 50; late ME currok < ScotGael curach, Ir currach boat; cf. CORACLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • currach — noun /ˈkʌɹə,ˈkʌɹəx/ An Irish boat, constructed like a coracle, and originally the same shape; now a boat of similar construction but conventional shape and large enough to be operated by up to eight oars. Some days he went out in the currach with …   Wiktionary

  • currach — cur•rach or cur•ragh [[t]ˈkʌr əx, ˈkʌr ə[/t]] n. Scot., Irish. scot. navig. coracle • Etymology: 1400–50; late ME currok < ScotGael curach, Ir currach boat …   From formal English to slang

  • currach — [ kʌrə(x)] (also curragh) noun Irish and Scottish term for coracle. Origin ME: from Ir. and Sc. Gaelic curach small boat …   English new terms dictionary

  • currach — cur·rach …   English syllables

  • currach — n. (also curragh) Ir. a coracle. Etymology: Ir.: cf. CORACLE …   Useful english dictionary

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