clarsach

noun clar·sach
variants: or clarseach or clarseth or clarsech or clarshech or clairschach or clearsach \ˈkla(a)rˌs(h)aḵ, -är-, -er-, -ār-, -ȯi(ə)r-, -s(h)əḵ\

Definition of clarsach

plural clarsachs or clarseachs or clarseths or clarsechs or clarshechs or clairschachs or clearsachs \"\
:the ancient small harp of Ireland and Scotland

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Origin and Etymology of clarsach

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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