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Gael

Gael / gāl/ • n. a Gaelic-speaking person. ∎  a person whose ancestors spoke Gaelic. DERIVATIVES: Gael·dom / -dəm/ n.

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Gael

Gael Celtic native of the Scottish Highlands. XIX. — Sc. Gaelic Gaidheal, corr. to Ir. Goídel.
Hence Gaelic XVIII.

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