noun Chiefly Scot., Irish.
- seniority rule,
- sennett, mack,
Examples from the Web for shanachie
If you doubt that he was shanachie, not druid, compare the two legends in "Beyond the Blue Septentrions."
It is because he is the reincarnation of the shanachie of the Dark Ages.
"skilled teller of tales and legends," from Old Irish sen "old," from PIE root *sen- (see senile).