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Synonyms for Gaelic

any of several related languages of the Celts in Ireland and Scotland

relating to or characteristic of the Celts


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In this sore and irritable mood did the captain pursue his course, keeping a wary eye on every movement, and bristling up whenever the detested sound of the Gaelic language grated upon his ear.
That you can easily do, for it has been translated many times out of the old Gaelic in which it was first written and it has been told so simply that even those of you who are quite young can read it for yourselves.
The borderland of the brain, where all the monsters are made, moved horribly in the Gaelic O'Brien.
Nevertheless, he spoke quite sensibly, as if there were no Gaelic souls on earth.
And presently he sat down upon the table, sword in hand; the air that he was making all the time began to run a little clearer, and then clearer still; and then out he burst with a great voice into a Gaelic song.