from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An alphabetic system of inscribed notches for vowels and lines for consonants used to write Old Irish, chiefly on the edges of memorial stones, from the fifth to the early seventh century.
- n. A character used in this alphabet.
- n. An inscription in the ogham alphabet.
- n. A stone inscribed in the ogham alphabet.
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- proper n. Alternative form of Ogham.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A particular kind of writing practiced by the ancient Irish, and found in inscriptions on stones, metals, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A character belonging to an alphabet of 20 letters used by the ancient Irish and some other Celts in the British islands.
- n. An inscription consisting of such characters.
- n. The system of writing which consisted of such characters.
- n. See the quotation.
Irish Gaelic, from Old Irish ogom, after Ogma, name of a Celtic god.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)