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irish Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun people of Ireland or of Irish extraction
    Irish people.
  2. noun whiskey made in Ireland chiefly from barley
    Irish whisky; Irish whiskey.
  3. noun the Celtic language of Ireland
    Irish Gaelic.
  4. adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Ireland or its people

I"rish adjective
AS. risc, fr. ras the Irish. Cf. Aryan, Erse.
  1. Of or pertaining to Ireland or to its inhabitants; produced in Ireland.
I*rish" noun singular & plural
  1. pl. The natives or inhabitants of Ireland, esp. the Celtic natives or their descendants.
  2. The language of the Irish; the Hiberno-Celtic.
  3. An old game resembling backgammon.

Webster 1913

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