from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A company of Irish herdsmen, or a single herdsman, wandering from place to place with flocks and herds, and living on their milk, like the Tartars; also, a place in the mountain pastures inclosed for the shelter of cattle or their keepers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Formerly, in Ireland: A place of shelter for cattle.
- n. A company of people and their cattle that wandered from place to place in search of pasture.
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