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Gael

 (gāl)
n.
1. A Gaelic-speaking Celt of Scotland, Ireland, or the Isle of Man.
2. A Scottish Highlander.

[Scottish Gaelic Gaidheal and Irish Gaelic Gael, both from Old Irish Goídil; see Goidelic.]

Gael

(ɡeɪl)
n
(Peoples) a person who speaks a Gaelic language, esp a Highland Scot or an Irishman
[C19: from Gaelic Gaidheal; related to Old Irish goidel, Old Welsh gwyddel Irishman]
ˈGaeldom n

Gael

(geɪl)

n.
1. a native or inhabitant of the Highlands of Scotland, esp. one speaking Scottish Gaelic.
2. any inhabitant of Scotland or Ireland speaking Irish or Scottish Gaelic, or a language ancestral to these.
[1590–1600; < Scottish Gaelic Gaidheal, Old Irish Goidel]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Gael - a Gaelic-speaking Celt in Ireland or Scotland or the Isle of Man
Celt, Kelt - a member of a European people who once occupied Britain and Spain and Gaul prior to Roman times
Translations
gael

Gael

[geɪl] Ngaélico/a m/f

Gael

nGäle m, → Gälin f
References in classic literature ?
It will be simplest for us to call them all Celts and to divide them into two families, the Gaels and the Cymry.
So for centuries the Gaels of Ireland told their tales and handed them on from father to son undisturbed, and in Ireland a great many old writings have been kept which tell of far-off times.
The Goidels or Gaels were settled in the northern part of the island, which is now Scotland, and were the ancestors of the present Highland Scots.
CAVAN GAELS made the most of good Fortune to devastate Derrygonnelly and reach the Ulster club final for the first time in 40 years.
Each year, Worcester State University graduates a number of amazing Gaels.
Mary's surprising first-round victory over Santa Clara in the West Coast Conference tournament, helping Pepperdine avoid host San Diego in the semifinal, the Waves thanked the Gaels by pushing them right out of the tournament in a 68-47 victory Sunday night at the Jenny Craig Pavilion.
CAVAN GAELS made the most of their good Fortune to devastate Derrygonnelly and reach the Ulster club final for the first time g in 40 years.
8 seed Westboro, the Gaels dominated things inside offensively and kept Westboro out of sync with their zone defense en route to a 58-41 win.
It epitomized a frustrating afternoon for the Waves, who beat the Gaels 68-57 to extend their winning streak to 12 games, longest current streak in the nation, and maintain their one-game lead over Gonzaga for first place in the West Coast Conference.
Derrygonnelly Harps 0-11 Erne Gaels 1-7 BY GERRY McLAUGHLIN THE greater experience of county champions Derrygonnelly Harps proved too much for a youthful Erne Gaels in a mediocre Fermanagh final.
CLINTON -- The 10th-ranked Clinton Gaels are certainly in a galloping mood these days.
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