ablach

noun
\ ˈabləḵ, ˈā- \
plural -s

Definition of ablach

Scottish
: an insignificant person

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First Known Use of ablach

1874, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ablach

Scottish Gaelic, “mangled carcass, brat”; akin to Irish Gaelic, “carcass, corpse, carrion”

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“Ablach.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ablach. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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