gaelic


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gaelic \Gael"ic\ (?; 277), a. [Gael. G[`a]idhealach, Gaelach,
   from G[`a]idheal, Gael, a Scotch Highlander.] (Ethnol.)
   Of or pertaining to the Gael, esp. to the Celtic Highlanders
   of Scotland; as, the Gaelic language.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gaelic \Gael"ic\, n. [Gael. Gaelig, G[`a]ilig.]
   The language of the Gaels, esp. of the Highlanders of
   Scotland. It is a branch of the Celtic.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Erse \Erse\ ([~e]rs), n. [A modification of Irish, OE. Irishe.]
   A name sometimes given to that dialect of the Celtic which is
   spoken in the Highlands of Scotland; -- called, by the
   Highlanders, Gaelic.
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