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spleuchan

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noun spleu·chan \ˈsplü-ḵən, ˈsplyü-\

Definition of spleuchan

Scottish & Irish

  1. :  a pouch especially for tobacco or money



Origin of spleuchan

Scottish Gaelic spliùcan & Irish spliúchán


First Known Use: 1785


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