acush·​la | \ ə-ˈku̇sh-lə, -ˈḵu̇sh- \
plural -s

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First Known Use of acushla

1825, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acushla

Irish Gaelic a cuisle oh darling, from a oh + cuisle darling, literally, pulse, vein, from Old Irish cusle; akin to Scottish Gaelic cuisle pulse, vein

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“Acushla.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.

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