Main definitions of yelloch in English

: yelloch1yelloch2

yelloch1

(also yellagh)

Pronunciation /ˈjɛləx/ /ˈjɛlək/

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.

Main definitions of yelloch in English

: yelloch1yelloch2

yelloch2

(also yellagh, ellach, ellich)

Pronunciation /ˈjɛləx/ /ˈjɛlək/

verb

Scottish, Irish
  • 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.