scaball

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish scabal, a borrowing from Late Latin scapula ‎(shoulder).

Noun[edit]

scaball m ‎(genitive singular scabaill, nominative plural scabaill)

  1. (Christianity) scapular
  2. (armor) shoulder-piece
  3. (armor) breastplate, cuirass

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References[edit]

  • 2 scabal” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • "scaball" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.