[ sen-uh-kee ]
/ ˈsɛn ə ki /
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noun Chiefly Scot., Irish.
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Also shan·a·chie [shan-uh-kee]. /ˈʃæn ə ki/.
Origin of sennachie
First recorded in 1530–40; from Scots Gaelic seanachaidh, from Irish Gaelic seanachaidhe, from Old Irish senchaid, variant of senchae “historian,” equivalent to sen “old, ancient” + cūis “matter, affair”; see senior
Words nearby sennachie
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How to use sennachie in a sentence
All the clansmen and servants in the same house are massacred, all save one, an old domestic and a sennachie.