shillelagh
also shillalah noun Etymology: Shillelagh, town in Ireland Date: 1772 cudgel

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  • shillelagh — (n.) 1772, cudgel, earlier, oak wood used to make cudgels (1670s), from Shillelagh, town and barony in Co. Wicklow, Ireland, famous for its oaks …   Etymology dictionary

  • shillelagh — ► NOUN ▪ (In Ireland) a cudgel of blackthorn or oak. ORIGIN named after the town of Shillelagh, in County Wicklow, Ireland …   English terms dictionary

  • shillelagh — or shillalah [shi lā′lē, shi lā′lə] n. [after Shillelagh, village in County Wicklow, Ireland, famous for its oaks and blackthorns] a club or cudgel: used chiefly of or by the Irish: also sp. shillelah …   English World dictionary

  • Shillelagh — (spr. schillila), Dorf in der irischen Grafschaft Wicklow, mit 158 Einw., in dessen Nähe früher große Eichenwaldungen standen. Daher S. (auch Shillaly, spr. schillēli), soviel wie Knotenstock …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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  • Shillelagh — Le catcheur David Finlay brandissant un shillelagh. Un shillelagh est une trique de bois poli et verni, traditionnellement de prunellier, de la taille d une petite canne et constituée d une branche terminée par un large nœud. Une sangle de cuir y …   Wikipédia en Français

  • shillelagh — [ʃɪ leɪlə, li] noun (In Ireland) a cudgel of blackthorn or oak. Origin C18: from the name of the town Shillelagh, in Co. Wicklow, Ireland …   English new terms dictionary

  • shillelagh — n. a thick stick of blackthorn or oak used in Ireland esp. as a weapon. Etymology: Shillelagh in Co. Wicklow, Ireland …   Useful english dictionary

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