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Taig is a derogatory term for an Irish Catholic. It is mainly used by sectarian loyalists in Northern Ireland and Scotland. It has been used in sectarian slogans such as "Kill All Taigs" and "All Taigs Are Targets" which usually appear on graffiti in loyalist areas.

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Google previewInventing the Myth (2017)

Political Passions and the Ulster Protestant Imagination by Connal Parr

probably a Taig—a Taig means a Catholic,' and then the horror started to go through the audience, who had just said how much they loved the play! That was the point. That you can love a character and think: 'Guy's. 38 Fintan O'Toole, ...

Google previewThe New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2015)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

Taig;. Teague. nickname. a Catholic UK, 1971 From the anglicized spelling of the Irish name/nickname Tadhg. These are among the things they said: ®Taigs are getting knocked off. We don«t care. ̄ ®Fair play to the LVF. ̄ ®The Taigs are ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Modern Slang (2010)

by John Ayto, John Simpson

Taig /teIg, ti:g/ noun Also Teague. offensive (In Northern Ireland) a Protestant name for a Catholic. 1971–. OBSERVER This week a new slogan appeared along the Shankill Road, the backbone of Protestant West Belfast. It read: 'All Taigs are ...

Google previewA Dictionary, Gujarati and English. 2. ed (1868)

•ll taig, m. S. A verb forms do o, ...

Google previewA Dictionary, Hindustani & English: Accompanied by a Reversed Dictionary, English and Hindustani (1858)

by Duncan Forbes

Lose taig, dhnanksh, m. any aquatic bird feeding on fish, as a crane, a gull, &c. s. --5°9 with dhob, m. washing. h. co unform dhobin, f. a washerwoman. h. G323 worst dhobi, m. a washerman. h. **** wn dhup, f sunshine, sunlight. h. “”,”: Mudhip ...

Google previewA new Hindustani-English dictionary (1879)

by S W. Fallon

nam tere taig chcäegä, aur tab jhütä tilambä 10. Loose; not tight or fitting ; not fixed or firm. [gaya, 11. Unserviceable (Ье-Ыг). Häth jhütä ho jhütä bat yä paimânâ. False weights or measure, [disprove. piula banana yä Tc.T v. a. To belie; ...

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