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EtymologyEdit

The term originates in the Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) game, where it originally referred to a Githyanki fighter/wizard combination. Gish is still an official term used in D&D referring to this, but is also used to refer to any character who has a martial/spellcasting combination of abilities.

NounEdit

gish (plural gishes)

  1. (fantasy role-playing games) A character that is skilled in both physical combat and the use of magic.
    Most gishes use their magical abilities to increase their own personal combat abilities (known as "buffing").
  2. (slang) An outsider.

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NavajoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root -GIZH (make a motion with a sticklike object).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [kɪ̀ʃ], [kɣɪ̀ʃ]

NounEdit

gish

  1. digging stick, planting stick, cane, staff, crutch

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