Celt"ic (?), a. [L. Celticus, Gr. . See Celt.]

Of or pertaining to the Celts; as, Celtic people, tribes, literature, tongue.

[Written also Keltic.]


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Celt"ic, n.

The language of the Celts.

The remains of the old Celtic language are found in the Gaelic, the Erse or Irish the Manx, and the Welsh and its cognate dialects Cornish and Bas Breton.


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