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shillelagh

noun shil·le·lagh \shə-ˈlā-lē\

Definition of shillelagh

  1. :  cudgel



Examples of shillelagh

  1. <the bartender in the Irish pub keeps a shillelagh behind the bar just in case there's trouble>



Variants of shillelagh

also shil·la·lah play \shə-ˈlā-lē\

Origin of shillelagh

Shillelagh, town in Ireland


First Known Use: 1772

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