usquebaugh

noun

us·​que·​baugh ˈə-skwi-ˌbȯ How to pronounce usquebaugh (audio)
-ˌbä
Ireland and Scotland

Word History

Etymology

Irish uisce beatha

First Known Use

1581, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of usquebaugh was in 1581

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Cite this Entry

“Usquebaugh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/usquebaugh. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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