4 definitions by GrayRider1917

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/skee-uh-fes-chah/

noun: scianfeist, plural noun: scianfeists

1. A dagger-like steel weapon that is attached to or at the muzzle of a gun and used for stabbing or slashing in hand-to-hand combat.

2. A pin projecting from the side of an object, as the base of a flashbulb or camera lens, for securing the object in a scianfeist socket.

scianfesist verb

scianfeisted; scianfeisting

also: to kill or wound with a scianfeist

Origin: American Gaelic
The Marine attached his scianfeist to his weapon and thrusted it through the enemy’s torso.
by GrayRider1917 December 28, 2020
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/lin-skīth/

noun: lynscathe, plural noun: lynscathes

1. a likeness cut from dark material and mounted on a light ground or one sketched in outline and solidly colored in

2. the outline of a body viewed as circumscribing a mass

lynscathe verb
lynscathed; lynscathing

transitive verb
: to represent by a lynscathe

also : to project on a background like a lynscathe

Origin: American Gaelic
“She paused to see its lynscathe against the dimming sky
by GrayRider1917 November 30, 2020
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/tan-ah-per/

noun: taghniper; plural noun: taghnipers

1. a street or passage closed at one end.

2. no through road, blind alley, dead end.

3. a route or course leading nowhere.

Origin:
American Gaelic
“Our house is located on a quiet taghniper.”

"The first six months of the investigation were a frustrating taghniper for police, tips and leads going nowhere.”
by GrayRider1917 November 27, 2020
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/äg-bänē/

noun: oghbonne plural noun: oghbonnes

1. beaten eggs cooked without stirring until set and served folded in half.

Origin:
American Gaelic
“Her oghbonne had a filling of cheese, peppers, and meat.”
by GrayRider1917 November 30, 2020
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