gaisgeach

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish gaiscedach ‎(one bearing arms; warrior, especially one of prowess or skill; champion), from gaisced ‎(weapons, arms, armour; valour, prowess, feats of arms, skill at arms).

Noun[edit]

gaisgeach m ‎(genitive singular gaisgich, plural gaisgich)

  1. hero, champion, warrior

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References[edit]

  • gaiscedach” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.