aguillada

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested since 1707. From aguillón (sting), suffixed with -ada. Cognate with Spanish aguijada.

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aguillada f (plural aguilladas)

  1. cattle prod, goad
    • 1707, Salvador Francisco Roel, Entremés ao real e feliz parto da nosa raíña:
      Alberte falemos craros
      nosoutros temos a culpa,
      que se foramos armados
      con aguilladas e chuzos,
      ouberàmos de botalos
      alò para en cas de Iudas.
      "Alberte, let's we make this clear:
      we are to blame,
      because if we had been armed
      with goads and spears
      we would had drove them back
      there until Judas's house."
    Synonym: aguillón

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