shillelagh

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noun shil·le·lagh \shə-ˈlā-lē\

Definition of shillelagh

  1. :  cudgel

Examples of shillelagh in a sentence

  1. <the bartender in the Irish pub keeps a shillelagh behind the bar just in case there's trouble>

Variants of shillelagh

or less commonly

shillalah

Origin and Etymology of shillelagh

Shillelagh, town in Ireland


First Known Use: 1772



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