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curagh

[kuhr-uh kh, kuhr-uh] /ˈkʌr əx, ˈkʌr ə/
noun, Scot., Irish.
1.

currach

or curagh, curragh

[kuhr-uh kh, kuhr-uh] /ˈkʌr əx, ˈkʌr ə/
noun, Scot., Irish.
1.
a coracle.
Origin of currach
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English currok < Scots Gaelic curach, Irish currach boat; cf. coracle
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Examples from the Web for curagh
Historical Examples
  • It's that word you may take in your curagh to Conchubor in Emain.

  • There was Patch after was drowned out of a curagh that turned over.

    Riders to the Sea J. M. Synge
  • We will make your curagh ready and it fitted for the voyage of a king.

British Dictionary definitions for curagh

curagh

/ˈkʌrəx; ˈkʌrə/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of currach

currach

/ˈkʌrəx; ˈkʌrə/
noun
1.
a Scot or Irish name for coracle
Word Origin
C15: from Irish Gaelic currach; compare coracle
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