Irishman

Irishman
Irishman I"rish*man, n.; pl. {Irishmen}. A man born in Ireland or of the Irish race; an Hibernian. [1913 Webster]

{Irishman's hurricane} (Naut.), a dead calm.

{Irishman's reef}. (Naut.) See {Irish reef}, under {Irish}, a. [1913 Webster]


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  • Irishman — c.1200, from IRISH (Cf. Irish) + MAN (Cf. man) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Irishman — [ī′rish mən] n. pl. Irishmen [ī′rishmən] a person, esp. a man, born or living in Ireland …   English World dictionary

  • Irishman — [[t]a͟ɪ͟ərɪʃmən[/t]] Irishmen N COUNT An Irishman is a man who is an Irish citizen or is of Irish origin …   English dictionary

  • Irishman — Irish ► NOUN (also Irish Gaelic) ▪ the Celtic language of Ireland. ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to Ireland or Irish. 2) offensive illogical or apparently so. DERIVATIVES Irishman noun Irishness noun Irishwoman …   English terms dictionary

  • Irishman's hurricane — Irishman I rish*man, n.; pl. {Irishmen}. A man born in Ireland or of the Irish race; an Hibernian. [1913 Webster] {Irishman s hurricane} (Naut.), a dead calm. {Irishman s reef}. (Naut.) See {Irish reef}, under {Irish}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Irishman's reef — Irishman I rish*man, n.; pl. {Irishmen}. A man born in Ireland or of the Irish race; an Hibernian. [1913 Webster] {Irishman s hurricane} (Naut.), a dead calm. {Irishman s reef}. (Naut.) See {Irish reef}, under {Irish}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Irishman's reef — Irish I rish, a. [AS. [imac]risc, fr. [imac]ras the Irish. Cf. {Aryan}, {Erse}.] Of or pertaining to Ireland or to its inhabitants; produced in Ireland. [1913 Webster] {Irish elk}. (Zo[ o]l.) See under {Elk}. {Irish moss}. (a) (Bot.) Carrageen.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Irishman — noun Date: 13th century 1. a native or inhabitant of Ireland 2. a person who is of Irish descent …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Irishman — /uy rish meuhn/, n., pl. Irishmen. 1. a man born in Ireland or of Irish ancestry. 2. a native or inhabitant of Ireland. [1175 1225; ME; see IRISH, MAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Irishman — noun A man from Ireland …   Wiktionary

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