Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An Irish territorial division, or an association of persons. See the quotation.

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  • noun historical A tribe or group of people in Ireland, having a loose voluntary system of governance entered into through contracts by all members.

Etymologies

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From Old Irish túath, from Proto-Indo-European *teutā ( > Old English þēod).

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