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Definitions for shillelagh
ʃəˈleɪ li, -ləshil·le·lagh

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shillelagh, shillalahnoun

    a cudgel made of hardwood (usually oak or blackthorn)

Wiktionary

  1. shillelaghnoun

    A wooden club ending with a large knob.

  2. Etymology: From the name of the Irish village and barony.

Wikipedia

  1. Shillelagh

    A shillelagh ( shil-AY-lee, -⁠lə; Irish: sail éille or saill éalaigh [ˌsˠal̠ʲ ˈeːlʲə], "thonged willow") is a wooden walking stick and club or cudgel, typically made from a stout knotty blackthorn stick with a large knob at the top. It is associated with Ireland and Irish folklore. Other spelling variants include shillelah, shillalah, and shillaly.

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  1. shillelagh

    A shillelagh is a thick, blackthorn or oak stick or club with a large knob on the end, originating from Ireland and used both as a walking stick and as a weapon. Traditionally, it is often associated with Irish folklore and historical tales.

Wikidata

  1. Shillelagh

    A shillelagh is a wooden walking stick and club or cudgel, typically made from a stout knotty stick with a large knob at the top, that is associated with Ireland and Irish folklore.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Shillelagh

    A oaken sapling fashioned into a cudgel for self-defence, so called from a wood in Ireland celebrated for its oaks.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shillelagh in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shillelagh in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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