shillelah

  • 1 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

  • 2 shillelah — n. wooden club, cudgel made from oak or blackthorn wood (also shillelah) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 3 shillelah — n. See shillalah …

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  • 4 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

  • 5 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

  • 6 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] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • 10 shillelagh — /sheuh lay lee, leuh/, n. (esp. in Ireland) a cudgel, traditionally of blackthorn or oak. Also, shillala, shillalah, shillelah. [1670 80; < Ir Síol Éiligh town in Co. Wicklow; the adjoining forest provided wood for the clubs] * * * …

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  • 11 Arms — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Arms >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 arm arm arms Sgm: N 1 weapon weapon deadly weapon Sgm: N 1 armament armament armaments armature Sgm: N 1 panoply panoply stand of arms …

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  • 12 shillelagh — n. wooden club, cudgel made from oak or blackthorn wood (also shillelah) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 13 shillelaghs — n. wooden club, cudgel made from oak or blackthorn wood (also shillelah) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 14 shillelahs — n. wooden club, cudgel made from oak or blackthorn wood (also shillelah) …

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  • 15 shillalah — n.; (also shillaly, shillelah) Club, cudgel, oak sapling …

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  • 16 staff — n. 1. Stick, pole, rod. 2. Partisan, truncheon, quarter staff, club, cudgel, bludgeon, shillelah, bat. 3. Cane, stick. 4. Support, prop, stay. 5. Mace, truncheon, bâton. 6. Staff officers, general officers, état major. 7. Stanza, stave …

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  • 17 stick — I. n. 1. Rod, switch, birch. 2. Club, bludgeon, cudgel, shillelah, bat. 3. Cane, staff, walking stick. 4. Piece of timber. 5. Stab, thrust, prick. 6. (In printing.) Composing stick. II …

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  • 18 shillelagh — /ʃəˈleɪli/ (say shuh laylee) noun (in Ireland) a cudgel of blackthorn or oak. Also, shillalah, shillala, shillelah. {from the name of a barony and village in County Wicklow, in Ireland} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 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


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