from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Scots & Irish A coracle.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An Irish boat, constructed like a coracle, and originally the same shape; now a boat of similar construction but conventional shape and large enough to be operated by up to eight oars.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A coracle, or small skiff; a boat of wickerwork covered with hides or canvas.
- n. A small cart made of twigs.
Middle English currok, from Middle Irish curach; see coracle.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Irish curach, corrach, from Proto-Celtic *kurukos (“boat”). (Wiktionary)