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- n. A fool, someone who is out of their senses, simpleton.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland. Also omadawn, amadan.
An Irish word that appears in English literature and political speech. (Wiktionary)