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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