[urs, airs] /ɜrs, ɛərs/
Gaelic, especially Scots Gaelic.
of or relating to Gaelic, especially Scots Gaelic.
earnings related supplement
another name for Irish Gaelic
of or relating to the Irish Gaelic language
late 14c., early Scottish variant of Old English Irisc or Old Norse Irskr “Irish” (see Irish); applied by Lowland Scots to the Gaelic speech of the Highlanders (which originally is from Ireland); sense shifted 19c. from “Highlanders” to “Irish.”
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/ˈɜːʃæd/ noun 1. Hussain Mohammed. born 1930, Bangladeshi soldier and statesman. He seized power in a coup in 1982, becoming president in 1983. He was deposed in 1990 and has served prision sentences for corruption
[ur-skin] /ˈɜr skɪn/ noun 1. John (Erskine of Carnock) 1695–1768, Scottish writer on law. 2. John, 1879–1951, U.S. novelist, poet, and essayist. 3. a male given name. /ˈɜːskɪn/ noun 1. Thomas, 1st Baron. 1750–1823, Scottish lawyer: noted as a defence advocate, esp in cases involving civil liberties
[urst] /ɜrst/ adverb, Archaic. 1. before the present time; formerly. /ɜːst/ adverb (archaic) 1. long ago; formerly 2. at first
[urst-hwahyl, -wahyl] /ˈɜrstˌʰwaɪl, -ˌwaɪl/ adjective 1. former; of times past: erstwhile friends. adverb 2. Archaic. formerly; . /ˈɜːstˌwaɪl/ adjective 1. former; one-time: my erstwhile companions adverb 2. (archaic) long ago; formerly adv. 1560s, from Middle English erest “soonest, earliest,” from Old English ærest, superlative of ær (see ere) + while. As an adjective from 1903. […]