- a ring in the form of two hands clasping a crowned heart, given in friendship or love.
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Historical Examples of claddagh
One nailed me as I was passing her vegetable shop in the Claddagh.Just Irish
Charles Battell Loomis
The Englishman who desires a new sensation should pay a visit to the Claddagh.A Little Tour In Ireland
S. Reynolds Hole
The Claddagh fishing village by Galway is something not to be missed.Peeps at Many Lands: Ireland
I am told that no citizen of Claddagh has ever been before a Galway court, either as a plaintiff or defendant.One Irish Summer
William Eleroy Curtis
A large number of the population is employed in the salmon and herring fishery, and the Claddagh is their home.On an Irish Jaunting-car
Samuel G. Bayne
in Claddagh ring (Irish fáinne Chladach), from village of Claddagh, County Gallway. The village name is literally "stony beach."