Coracle Cor"a*cle, n. [W. corwgl, cwrwgl, fr. corwg, cwrwg,
any round body or vessel, the trunk of the body, carcass.]
A boat made by covering a wicker frame with leather or
oilcloth. It was used by the ancient Britons, and is still
used by fisherman in Wales and some parts of Ireland. Also, a
similar boat used in Tibet and in Egypt.