variants or clarseach or clarseth or clarsech or clarshech or clairschach or clearsach
plural clarsachs or clarseachs or clarseths or clarsechs or clarshechs or clairschachs or clearsachs
: the ancient small harp of Ireland and Scotland

Word History


alteration (influenced by Scottish Gaelic clārsach & Irish Gaelic clāirseach) of Middle English clareschaw, modification of Scottish Gaelic clārsach; akin to Middle Irish clāirseach harp

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“Clarsach.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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