Definition of Oghams

1. ogham [n] - See also: ogham



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oghams

ogdoads
ogdoastich
ogdoastichs
ogee
ogee arch
ogeechee lime
ogees
ogenach
oggin
oggins
oggy oggy oggy
ogham
oghamic
oghamist
oghamists
oghams (current term)
ogin
ogival
ogive
ogives
ogle
ogled
ogler
oglers
ogles
ogling
oglings
oglio
oglios
ogmic

Literary usage of Oghams

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1. The Alphabet: An Account of the Origin and Development of Letters by ISAAC. TAYLOR (1883)
"The oghams are undoubtedly older than the 8th century, ... There is, however, reason to believe that the oghams actually originated in Pembroke, ..."

2. The Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland by Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (1897)
"The Kilkenny oghams having been lately the subject of discussion, the present seems to be a favourable opportunity for recording some observations then made ..."

3. The Scottish Antiquary, Or, Northern Notes & Queries edited by Arthur Washington Cornelius Hallen, John Horne Stevenson (1901)
"TT is here that the study of oghams deserves, I believe, a •*- greater attention ... Where are the oghams the most numerous ? Undoubtedly in the south of ..."

4. Journal by Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (1893)
"It is one of eight oghams, which, up to this, have been discovered in the county Kilkenny, but there are, doubtless, many more lying buried in raths and ..."

5. Scotland in Early Christian Times (second Series) by Joseph Anderson (1881)
"INSCRIBED MONUMENTS—IN CELTIC AND oghams. THE inscribed monuments of the early Christian time in Scotland are few in number, ..."

6. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"The stones on which oghams are cut would seem, for the most part, ... oghams are of most frequent occurrence in Ireland, where they are found both written ..."

7. History of Paganism in Caledonia: With an Examination Into the Influence of by Thomas Wise (1884)
"It is many years ago since I saw it, and it may still be there, though the country has since undergone so many revolutionary changes. SECTION VI.—oghams ..."

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