Irish

Definition of Irish

I`rish´
a.1.Of or pertaining to Ireland or to its inhabitants; produced in Ireland.
Irish elk
(Zool.) See under Elk.
Irish moss
a - (Bot.) Carrageen
b - A preparation of the same made into a blanc mange.
Irish poplin
See Poplin.
Irish potato
the ordinary white potato, so called because it is a favorite article of food in Ireland.
Irish reef
(Naut.) the head of a sail tied up.
Irish stew
meat, potatoes, and onions, cut in small pieces and stewed.
n. sing. &1.The natives or inhabitants of Ireland, esp. the Celtic natives or their descendants.
2.The language of the Irish; also called Irish Gaelic or the Hiberno-Celtic.
3.An old game resembling backgammon.
get one's Irish up
to become angry.

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Emerald Isle, Hibernia, Ireland
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