Gaulish

Gaulish
/gaw"lish/, n.
1. the extinct, Celtic language of ancient Gaul.
adj.
2. of or pertaining to ancient Gaul, its inhabitants, or their language.
[1650-60; GAUL + -ISH1]

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  • Gaulish — 1650s (adj.); 1660s (n.), from GAUL (Cf. Gaul) + ISH (Cf. ish) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • Gaulish language —       ancient Celtic language or languages spoken in western and central Europe and Asia Minor before about 500. Gaulish is attested by inscriptions from France and northern Italy and by names occurring in classical literature. Modern knowledge… …   Universalium

  • Gaulish — I. adjective Date: 1659 of or relating to the Gauls or their language or land II. noun Date: 1668 the Celtic language of the ancient Gauls see Indo European languages table …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Gaulish — 1. adjective Of or pertaining to Gaul. 2. noun The Celtic language that was spoken in Gaul, long extinct …   Wiktionary

  • gaulish — Gaul·ish || gɔːlɪʃ adj. of or pertaining to ancient Gaul, Gallic n. Celtic language (now extinct) of ancient Gaul …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Gaulish — noun the Celtic language of the ancient Gauls. adjective relating to the ancient Gauls …   English new terms dictionary

  • gaulish — gaul·ish …   English syllables

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