duniewassal

[doo-nee-wos-uh l]

noun

a gentleman, especially a cadet of a ranking family, among the Highlanders of Scotland.

Nearby words

  1. dungeons and dragons,
  2. dunger,
  3. dunghill,
  4. dunham,
  5. dunham, katherine,
  6. dunite,
  7. duniwassal,
  8. dunk,
  9. dunk shot,
  10. dunkards

Origin of duniewassal

1555–65; < Scots Gaelic duine uasal; duine man, uasal noble, well-born (Old Irish úasal literally, high)

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