Main definitions of yelloch in English

: yelloch1yelloch2

yelloch1

noun

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

Pronunciation

yelloch

/ˈjɛləx/ /ˈjɛlək/

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.

Main definitions of yelloch in English

: yelloch1yelloch2

yelloch2

verb

(also yellagh)
Scottish, Irish
  • To yell, to shout. Also with object with direct speech as object: to utter with a yell or shout.

Pronunciation

yelloch

/ˈjɛləx/ /ˈjɛlək/

Origin

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