Main meanings of yelloch in English

: yelloch1yelloch2

yelloch1

(also yellagh)

noun

Scottish, Irish
  • A clamour, an outcry; (later more usually) a yell or shout; a shrill cry.

Origin

Early 16th century; earliest use found in Gavin Douglas (c1476–1522), poet and bishop of Dunkeld. Probably either from Scottish Gaelic iolach shout, clamour, in some forms perhaps influenced by yell.

Pronunciation

yelloch

/ˈjɛləx/ /ˈjɛlək/

Main meanings of yelloch in English

: yelloch1yelloch2

yelloch2

(also yellagh, ellach, ellich)

verb

Scottish, Irish
  • no object To yell, to shout. Also with object with direct speech as object: to utter with a yell or shout.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Robert Fergusson (1750–1774), poet. From yelloch.

Pronunciation

yelloch

/ˈjɛləx/ /ˈjɛlək/