- a Scottish Celt or Highlander.
- a Gaelic-speaking Celt.
Origin of Gael
Examples from the Web for gael
On Monday, Rosewater will make its debut at the Toronto Film Festival, with Gael Garcia Bernal playing Bahari.How Jon Stewart Discovered Naked Iran
September 7, 2014
Marlow Stern recaps the fest and talks to stars like Ben Affleck, Greta Gerwig, Gael García Bernal, and Murray.Telluride Film Festival Kicks Off Oscar Season: Bill Murray, Ben Affleck & More
September 4, 2012
GAEL GARCÍA BERNAL ACTOR, PRODUCER AND DIRECTOR Gael García Bernal studied at the Central School for Speech and Drama in London.2012 Summit: Who's On Stage
March 6, 2012
Legendary critic Gael Greene samples the now-banned fromage.Breast Milk Cheese
March 9, 2010
Either he or his father had been a member of the Clan na Gael.The Red Hand of Ulster
George A. Birmingham
Thus the Gael abhors the very roads that lead to a plague-struck dwelling.
Paper and ink will be the Gael's undoing; my mother taught me, and my mother knew.
May it not be that the ends they struggled for were ends never intended for the Gael?Six days of the Irish Republic
It is he would have got leave for the Gael to be as high as the Gall.The Unicorn from the Stars and Other Plays
William B. Yeats
- a person who speaks a Gaelic language, esp a Highland Scot or an Irishman
Word Origin and History for gael
1810, from Scottish Gaelic Gaidheal "member of the Gaelic race," corresponding to Old Irish Goidhel (cf. Latin Gallus). The native name in both Ireland and Scotland, Gael was first used in English exclusively of Scottish Highlanders.