spleu·​chan ˈsplü-ḵən How to pronounce spleuchan (audio)
Scotland and Ireland
: a pouch especially for tobacco or money

Word History


Scottish Gaelic spliùcan & Irish spliúchán

First Known Use

1785, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of spleuchan was in 1785

Dictionary Entries Near spleuchan

Cite this Entry

“Spleuchan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spleuchan. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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