Definition of Shillalahs

1. shillalah [n] - See also: shillalah



Lexicographical Neighbors of Shillalahs

shiksas
shikse
shikseh
shiksehs
shikses
shikumen
shild
shildy
shilf
shilfa
shilingi
shill
shillala
shillalah
shillalahs (current term)
shillalas
shilled
shillelagh
shillelaghs
shillelah
shillelahs
shillin'
shilling
shilling scars
shilling shocker
shilling shockers
shilling sign
shillings
shills

Literary usage of Shillalahs

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

1. Aunt Susan's Own Story of Her Life: With Additional Incidents, Her Favorite by Susan McDonough Cake (1897)
"One of the brethren came for me, "But," said he, "I am afraid to take ye, the Catholics are comin' in a gang with their shillalahs to fight. ..."

2. The Book of Frolics for All Occasions by Mary Dawson, Emma Paddock Telford (1911)
"They carried little shillalahs (blackthorn clubs) specially made for the purpose. At different points of the songs tiny lights appeared simultaneously in ..."

3. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"... often smash windows; begin to use sticks and brass knuckles in their fights; pelt each other with green apples; carry shillalahs, or perhaps air-rifles. ..."

4. Ireland: Its Scenery, Character, &c. by Samuel Carter Hall (1842)
"... had actually turned the whiskey into the stream, gathered the shillalahs into a huge bonfire, and made wrathful and brutal men, who had been enemies for ..."

5. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"... often smash windows; begin to use sticks and brass knuckles in their fights; pelt each other with green apples; carry shillalahs, or perhaps air-rifles. ..."

6. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1884)
"There are hawkers of lace, shillalahs, bog-oak, pictures, and sprigs of the shamrock—everything at unscrupulous prices. There is an unblushing fluency of ..."

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