shillelagh[s̸hi lā′lē, -lə]
shillelagh definition by Webster's New World
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a club or cudgel: used chiefly of or by the Irish
also sp. shillelah
Origin: after Shillelagh, village in County Wicklow, Ireland, famous for its oaks and blackthorns
shillelagh definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A cudgel of oak, blackthorn, or other hardwood.
Origin: After Shillelagh, a village of east-central Ireland.