Taig

Taig
n. sl. offens. (in Northern Ireland) a Protestant name for a Catholic.
Etymology: var. of Teague, Anglicized spelling of the Irish name Tadhg, a nickname for an Irishman

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Taig /tāg/ (offensive sl)
noun
(in Northern Ireland) a Catholic
ORIGIN: Variant of Teague, orig used as nickname for any Irishman

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Taig
see Teague 2.

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