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spleuchan

or spleu·ghan

[ sploo-khuhn ]
/ ˈsplu xən /
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noun Scot., Irish English.

a small pouch, especially for carrying tobacco or money.

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Origin of spleuchan

First recorded in 1775–85, spleuchan is from the Scots Gaelic word spliùchan
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