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sporran

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noun spor·ran \ˈspȯr-ən, ˈspär-\

Definition of sporran

  1. :  a pouch usually of skin with the hair or fur on that is worn in front of the kilt with Scots Highland dress



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Origin and Etymology of sporran

Scottish Gaelic sporan purse


First Known Use: 1752

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