Definition of Bodach

1. an old man [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bodach

bockelet
bockey
bockeys
bocking
bockings
bockland
bocklands
bocks
bockwurst
bockwursts
boconcini
bocor
bocors
boda-boda
boda-bodas
bodach (current term)
bodachs
bodaciously
bodark
bodarks
bodder
boddhisattva
boddhisattvas
boddhisatva
boddle
boddles
bode
boded
bodeful

Literary usage of Bodach

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Celtic Magazine by Alexander Mackenzie, Alexander Macgregor, Alexander Macbain (1887)
"Will you play a round of shinty with me," said the " bodach Glas." " I am willing," said the king's son, and they set to, and after intense playing on both ..."

2. Lo, and Behold Ye! by Seumas MacManus (1917)
"And says the bodach, says he: "Your dinner will be ready for you when you are ... The bodach he come out to see how he was getting along, and he come up to ..."

3. Silva gadelica (I-XXXI): a collection of tales in Irish with extracts by Standish Hayes O'Grady (1892)
"... do'n scn'b sin. is ann sin do ghab in bodach ac ¡the ... ar in bodach is é as coir duitse do ..."

4. Witchcraft & Second Sight in the Highlands & Islands of Scotland: Tales and by John Gregorson Campbell (1902)
"... Bible being opened before it, went away in a flame of fire. THE bodach, OR CARLE. The bodach (lit. a carle, an old man) is perhaps the commonest form of ..."

5. The Reader's Handbook of Allusions, References, Plots and Stories: With Two by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1880)
"bodach Olay or " Grey Spectre," a house demon of the Scotch, similar to the Irish banshee. Bce'mond, the Christian king of Antioch, who tried to teach hii ..."

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