or shil·la·la, shil·la·lah, shil·le·lah
noun (esp. in Ireland)
Origin of shillelagh
Examples from the Web for shillelagh
Yet how mountaineer without ballads any more than without a shillelagh?Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry|Thomas Davis
The best material in Ireland was found in the woods that surround the ancient little village of Shillelagh—hence the name.One Irish Summer|William Eleroy Curtis
The shillelagh was then a beautiful, tough, formidable weapon, and when tipped with an iron ferrule was quite ready for action.
The walls and ceiling were so hung with shamrock green and shillelagh branches that it looked a perfect Grove of Blarney.
The shillelagh was not a mere stick picked up for a few pence, or cut casually out of the common hedge.