sennachie

[ sen-uh-kee ]
/ ˈsɛn ə ki /
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noun Chiefly Scot., Irish.

a professional storyteller of family genealogy, history, and legend.

Nearby words

  1. seniority rule,
  2. seniti,
  3. senlac,
  4. senna,
  5. sennacherib,
  6. sennar,
  7. sennet,
  8. sennett,
  9. sennett, mack,
  10. sennight

Also shan·a·chie [shan-uh-kee] /ˈʃæn ə ki/.

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Word Origin and History for shanachie

shanachie

n.

"skilled teller of tales and legends," from Old Irish sen "old," from PIE root *sen- (see senile).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper