What does the word gael mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A Scottish Highlander.

Usage examples for gael

  1. In Leinster of the English, " the cemetery of the valorous Gael," Irish learning had a different story. – Irish Nationality by Alice Stopford Green
  2. The Arvernii seem to have been Gael rather than Cymri, and the mountain chief, Titus Julius Verronax, as the Romans rendered his name of Fearnagh, was of the purest descent. – More Bywords by Charlotte M. Yonge
  3. The Irish Gael is pious by nature. – Penelope's Irish Experiences by Kate Douglas Wiggin