Clane vs Slane - What's the difference?

clane | slane |


As an adjective clane

is .

As a noun slane is

(ireland) a spade for cutting turf or peat, consisting of an iron flat-bladed head and a long wooden shaft.

clane

English

Adjective

  • * {{quote-book, year=1857, author=Frank J. Webb, title=The Garies and Their Friends, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=One o' 'em, night before last, split Mikey Dolan's head clane open, and it's a small chance of his life he's got to comfort himself wid." " }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1919, author=Grace S. Richmond, title=The Brown Study, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=So it's clane she is, if she ain't got into no mischief the half hour." }}

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    slane

    English

    Alternative forms

    * slean

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (Ireland) a spade for cutting turf or peat, consisting of an iron flat-bladed head and a long wooden shaft
  • :* 1997': Little McTiernan at the Door is giving out short-handl’d Peat-Cutters styl’d, by the Irish, ‘'''Slanes ’. — Thomas Pynchon, ''Mason & Dixon
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