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CATERAN (from the Gaelic ceathairne, ...

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Originally appearing in Volume V05, Page 512 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CATERAN (from the Gaelic ceathairne, a collective word meaning " peasantry "), the band of fighting men of a Highland clan; hence the term is applied to the Highland, and later to any, marauders or cattle-lifters.
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