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gaelic


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Erse  \Erse\  ([~e]rs),  n.  [A  modification  of  Irish,  OE  Irishe.] 
  A  name  sometimes  given  to  that  dialect  of  the  Celtic  which  is 
  spoken  in  the  Highlands  of  Scotland;  --  called  by  the 
  Highlanders,  {Gaelic}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gaelic  \Gael"ic\,  n.  [Gael.  Gaelig,  G[`a]ilig.] 
  The  language  of  the  Gaels,  esp.  of  the  Highlanders  of 
  Scotland.  It  is  a  branch  of  the  Celtic. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gaelic  \Gael"ic\  (?;  277),  a.  [Gael.  G[`a]idhealach,  Gaelach 
  from  G[`a]idheal,  Gael,  a  Scotch  Highlander.]  (Ethnol.) 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  Gael,  esp.  to  the  Celtic  Highlanders 
  of  Scotland;  as  the  Gaelic  language. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Gaelic 
  adj  :  relating  to  or  characteristic  of  the  Celts  [syn:  {Celtic},  {Gaelic}] 
  n  :  any  of  several  related  languages  of  the  Celts  in  Ireland  and 
  Scotland  [syn:  {Gaelic},  {Goidelic},  {Erse}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Gaelic 
 
  For  automated  test  programs.  Used  in  military,  essentially 
  replaced  by  ATLAS. 
 
 




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