Usage Irish Mythology
Pronounced Pron. SKA-tag, Sk-tha-ch
Other Forms FormsScathach, Scathaghe, Scathag, Skatha
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 1/20/2008
Possibly from Irish scáth meaning "shadow". In Irish legend she was the Scottish warrior woman who trained the Ulster hero Cúchulainn.It was used by Irish author Michael Scott for a character in his young adult novel 'The Alchemyst: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel' (2007).