birlinn

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See also: bìrlinn

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Scottish Gaelic bìrlinn, from Old Norse byrðingr.

Noun[edit]

birlinn (plural birlinns)

  1. (Scotland, historical) A type of boat used especially in the Hebrides and West Highlands of Scotland in the Middle Ages.