variants or aonach
plural -s
: an assembly in ancient Ireland for the promulgation of laws and for athletic contests

Word History


Irish Gaelic, from Old Irish ōenach, literally, reunion, from ōen one; akin to Old English ān one

First Known Use

1768, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aenach was in 1768

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“Aenach.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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