taig


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taig

(teɪɡ)
n
(Roman Catholic Church) dialect often derogatory Ulster a Roman Catholic
[variant of the Irish name Tadhg, originally signifying any Irishman]
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He grew up on a largely Protestant street off the Springfield Road and remembers being called a taig [a derogatory term for an Irish Catholic] for the first time sometime toward the end of the 1960s.
Adam Taig, who took 6-50, also hit 48 for Orrell, who were dismissed for 134 (39.2).
All it'd take is one guy to recognize him, and say, 'Hey, that's a Taig,' and he'd be dead.
OH, BROTHER On TV, Tadhg (pronounced Taig) is the older brother but, in real life, he's the youngest of four sibs.
Millen asks each newcomer whether he sleeps on his right or left side: and the Belfastman Anderson smells a Taig in the barracks.
(There are variant spellings: teague, teigue, taig.) Those given to such abusive language are probably unaware of its derivation, from Tadg or Tadhg, a personal boy's name formerly popular with Irish-speakers.