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Also shan·a·chie [shan-uh-kee] /ˈʃæn ə ki/.
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Examples from the Web for shanachie
It is because he is the reincarnation of the shanachie of the Dark Ages.
If you doubt that he was shanachie, not druid, compare the two legends in "Beyond the Blue Septentrions."
Word Origin and History for shanachie
"skilled teller of tales and legends," from Old Irish sen "old," from PIE root *sen- (see senile).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper