[ pik-tish ]
/ ˈpɪk tɪʃ /
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the language of the Picts, apparently a Celtic language.
of or relating to the Picts.
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Words nearby Pictish
picric acid, picrite, picro-, picrotoxin, Pict, Pictish, pictogram, pictograph, pictography, Pictor, pictorial
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How to use Pictish in a sentence
He lived on the borders of the Pictish territory, where many people went to him for instructions.The Mysteries of All Nations|James Grant
Scott proceeds to record the eventual triumph of the Irish or Scotic race over the Pictish in the ninth century.Legends of the Saxon Saints|Aubrey de Vere
He made an early visit to the Pictish King; and though at first rudely treated, he made a conquest and obtained speedy honours.Curiosities of Christian History|Croake James
"The first Circe lived even before the Pictish princesses," Basil answered, quieting down, though he was still very flushed.The Heather-Moon|C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
In this he has been followed by Zimmer, who bases his argument on the Pictish rule of succession.
British Dictionary definitions for Pictish
/ (ˈpɪktɪʃ) /
the language of the Picts, of which few records survive. Its origins are much disputed and it was extinct by about 900 ad
of or relating to the Picts
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