shillelagh

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shil·le·lagh

also shil·la·lah  (shə-lā′lē, -lə)
n.
A cudgel of oak, blackthorn, or other hardwood.

[After Shillelagh, a village of east-central Ireland where cudgels were made with wood from the formerly extensive local oak forests.]

shillelagh

(ʃəˈleɪlə; -lɪ; Irish ʃɪˈleːlə) or

shillala

n
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) (in Ireland) a stout club or cudgel, esp one made of oak or blackthorn
[C18: from Irish Gaelic sail cudgel + éille leash, thong]

shil•le•lagh

(ʃəˈleɪ li, -lə)

n. (esp. in Ireland)
a cudgel, traditionally of blackthorn or oak.
[1670–80; after a town of the same name (Irish Síol Éiligh) in Co. Wicklow]

shillelagh

An Irish word meaning cudgel.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shillelagh - a cudgel made of hardwood (usually oak or blackthorn)shillelagh - a cudgel made of hardwood (usually oak or blackthorn)
cudgel - a club that is used as a weapon
Emerald Isle, Hibernia, Ireland - an island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
Translations

shillelagh

[ʃəˈleɪlə, ʃəˈleɪlɪ] N (Irl) → cachiporra f

shillelagh

n (Ir) → (Schlehdorn- or Eichen)knüppel m