from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An oaken sapling or cudgel; any cudgel; -- so called from Shillelagh, a place in Ireland of that name famous for its oaks.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An oak or blackthorn sapling, used in Ireland as a cudgel.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a cudgel made of hardwood (usually oak or blackthorn)
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