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Spailpin

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Spailpin a.k.a. Spáilpín: A Spailpín or Spailpeen or "wandering landless labourer" was an itinerant or seasonal farmworker in Ireland from the 17th to the early 20th century.

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Google previewThe Concise Dictionary of English Etymology (1993)

by Walter W. Skeat, Walter William Skeat

Irish spailpin, a mean fellow ; from spailp, a bean, ...

Google previewA Galic and English Dictionary (1780)

Containing All the Words in the Scotch and Irish Dialects of the Celtic, that Could be Collected from the Voice, and Old Books and Mss by William Shaw

Spailpin. A rafcal. Spain. A fpoon. An Spain. Spain. Spairn. A log of wood. Spairn. An effort, wrestling. Spairmachd. Wrestling. Spairnam. To wrestle. Spairt. A turf, clod, a fplash of water. Spairtam. To fplafh. Spaifdeoirachd. Walking. Spaiftram.

Google previewThe Garland Encyclopedia of World Music (2017)

Europe by Timothy Rice, James Porter, Chris Goertzen

An Spailpin Fanach: Traditional Songs from Connemara. Notes and texts in Irish and English. Cló-Tar-Chonnachta CICD 006. Compact disc. The Mückle Sangs: Classic Scots Ballads. 1992. Scottish Tradition Series, 5. Produced by the School ...

Google previewFocalóir Gaoidhilge-sax-bhéarla Or an Irish-English Dictionary. ... (1768)

by John O'Brien

Spailpin, a rascal. Spairn , a contention or a scuffle. Spairnidheacht , contentiousness. Spairt , a turf or clod, le spair- tibh , with clods, spairt - mhSin , moist clods of turf. Spaisteorachd , walking : Lat. spatiari , to walk, also playing. Spa is tim ...

Google previewAn Irish-English Dictionary, Containing Upwards of Twenty Thousand Words that Never Appeared in Any Former Irish Lexicon: with Copious Quotations from the Most Esteemed Ancient and Modern Writers, to Elucidate the Meaning of Obscure Words and Numerous Comparisons ... ; to which is Annexed, a Compendious Irish Grammar. By Edward O'Reilly (1821)

notable spajipin, spailpin, s. m. a mean fellow, а rascal, а common labourer Spain, Spain, Spain spa)n, spain, s. f. a spoon spanol, spainaoil, s. a trowel . spajneae, Spaineact, s. m. a Spaniard spaneae, ...

Google previewAn Irish-English Dictionary (1904)

Being a Thesaurus of Words, Phrases and Idioms of the Modern Irish Language, with Explanations in English by Patrick Stephen Dinneen

SpAilpin, y. id., pi. -m-oe, m., a labourer, a common workman ; a labourer that ...

Google previewA Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1895)

by Walter William Skeat

Irish spailpin, a mean fellow ; from spailp, ...

Google previewJamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1867)

In which the Words are Explained in Their Different Senses.. by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.), John Longmuir

spailpin, a mean covert of night. Gall. Encg/cl.—A. S. spreoc-an, fellow, arascal. loqui ; Su. G. sprok, colloquium. ' SPULT, s.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1846)

In which the Words are Explained in Their Different Senses, Authorized by the Names of the Writers by Whom They are Used, Or the Titles of the Works in which They Occur, and Derived from Their Originals by John Jamieson

spailpin, a mean fellow, a rascal.

Google previewScottish Dictionary and Supplement (1841)

In Four Volumes. Suppl. Kab-Zic by John Jamieson

spailpin, a mean fellow, a rascal ; also, a common labourer ; O'Reilly. It is apparently from spailp, notable, also signifying pride, self-conceit. To SPUNDER, v. n. To gallop, Orkn. Radically the same with S. Spynncr, q. v. Dan. spaend-e ...

Google previewSupplement to The Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1825)

Illustrating the Words in Their Different Significations, by Examples from Ancient and Modern Writers, Shewing Their Affinity to Those of Other Languages ... by John Jamieson

spailpin, a mean fellow, a rascal ; also, a common labourer; O'Reilly. It is apparently from spailp, notable, also signifying pride, self-conceit. To SPUNDER, v. n. To gallop, Orkn. Radically the same with S. Spynner, q.v. Dan. spaend-e ...

Google previewA Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ... (1825)

Supplement by John Jamieson

spailpin, a mean fellow, a rascal ; also, a common labourer ; O'Reilly. It is apparently from spailp, notable, also signifying pride, self-conceit. To SPUNDER, v. n. To gallop, Orkn. Radically the same with S. Sjiynner, q. v. Dan. spade signifies ...

Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (1998)

[Irish spailpin a (migratory) labourer] spalt, spalted. See under spall1. Spam® spam, n a type of luncheon meat made from pork, spices, etc. — adj spammy tasting of, containing or like spam or luncheon meat; loosely, bland, unexciting, ...

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