curragh

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noun cur·ragh \ˈkə-rə, -rəḵ\
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currach

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Definition of curragh

  1. :  a usually large coracle used especially on the west coast of Ireland

Origin and Etymology of curragh

Middle English currok, from Irish currach, curach


First Known Use: 15th century


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