Mudcat Café message #885657 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #45138   Message #885657
Posted By: Sandy Mc Lean
08-Feb-03 - 03:07 PM
Thread Name: Meaning of 'The Coolin'
Subject: RE: Meaning of 'The Coolin'
Cailin, caile ,and caileag are all Gaelic words for girl or maiden. All from a common Old Irish root.
It comes into English as Colleen.
            Slainte,
                Sandy