spleá

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish spled ‎(sport, play; boasting, exaggeration; flattery), from Old English pleġa ‎(exercise).

Noun[edit]

spleá f ‎(genitive singular spleá)

  1. dependence, subservience
  2. obsequiousness, flattery

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • spleách ‎(dependent, subservient; obsequious; sly)