clairseach

[Scot. klair-sakh, -suhkh, klahr-]

noun


Nearby words

  1. clairaudience,
  2. clairaut,
  3. clairaut equation,
  4. clairaut, alexis claude,
  5. claire,
  6. clairton,
  7. clairvoyance,
  8. clairvoyant,
  9. clairvoyantly,
  10. clam

clarsach

or clair·seach, clar·seach clar·sech, clar·seth

[klair-sakh, -suhkh, klahr-]

noun

an ancient Irish and Scottish harp.

Origin of clarsach

< Scots Gaelic clàrsach (compare Scots clareschaw) or Irish cláirseach, MIr cláirsech

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British Dictionary definitions for clairseach

clarsach

noun

the Celtic harp of Scotland and Ireland

Word Origin for clarsach

C15: clareschaw, from Scottish Gaelic clarsach, Irish Gaelic cláirsach harp

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