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sennachie

[sen-uh-kee] /ˈsɛn ə ki/
noun, Chiefly Scot., Irish.
1.
a professional storyteller of family genealogy, history, and legend.
Also, shanachie [shan-uh-kee] /ˈʃæn ə ki/ (Show IPA).
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  • It is because he is the reincarnation of the shanachie of the Dark Ages.

    Irish Plays and Playwrights Cornelius Weygandt
  • If you doubt that he was shanachie, not druid, compare the two legends in "Beyond the Blue Septentrions."

    Irish Plays and Playwrights Cornelius Weygandt
Word Origin and History for shanachie
n.

"skilled teller of tales and legends," from Old Irish sen "old," from PIE root *sen- (see senile).

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