bodyach, bodachan, boodyakh noun a man 20-. etymology: from Scots bodach; also a development from Gaelic bodach ‘an old man, a bad-tempered old man’ or possibly also a connection with Gaelic buidseach ‘wizard’; collected by EMcC/PS; form bodachan attested by Perthshire.and Argyleshire Tinkler-Gipsies and BS in TDITA; form boodyakh also attested in Shelta