Definition of coracle in English:
- The suspended flotilla includes modern powerboats, yachts and coracles.
- From Hampi, round, flat-bottomed boats called coracles ferry people across the river to a rocky jetty, but that is only the beginning of the trip to the Anjanadri temple.
- They paddled inshore in a coracle of skins which, for the most part, lay upturned on the deck like the hollow carcass of some giant turtle.
corgi from [1920s]:
Not many English words derive from Welsh, but corgi is one of them, literally ‘a dwarf dog’, from Welsh cor ‘dwarf’ and ci ‘dog’. Others include coracle (mid 16th century), flummery (early 17th century) originally in the food sense from Welsh llymru, flannel (probably), and penguin.
Words that rhyme with coracleoracle
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.