Definition of Boreens

1. Noun. (plural of boreen) ¹



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Definition of Boreens

1. boreen [n] - See also: boreen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boreens

boreal
boreal owl
boreally
boreases
borecole
borecoles
bored
bored out of one's brains
bored out of one's mind
boredly
boredness
boredom
boredoms
boree
boreen
boreens (current term)
borees
borehole
boreholes
borek
boreks
borel
borele
boreles
borene
borenes
boreoeutherian
boreoeutherians
borer
borer bomb

Literary usage of Boreens

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1. The Soul of Ireland by William J. Lockington (1920)
"Winding boreens go slipping by its white walls, and lose themselves in a maze ... As little children, these people came running along those boreens to the ..."

2. The Bookman (1911)
"The fairies are in the fields, fairies good and bad, and heaven only knows what you may not come across if you wander through the boreens or across the ..."

3. 'Hail and Farewell!' by George Moore (1914)
"Great stones had rolled down from the walls into the boreens leading from the main, road up a landscape that it would be flattering to call hilly; ..."

4. Ireland: Its Scenery, Character, &c. by Samuel Carter Hall (1843)
"It occurred in bis youth :— A man of the name of Baldwin, who lived in one of the back boreens leading out of Bally Brecken, the western suburb of Waterford ..."

5. The Nineteenth Century (1882)
"... but a vast number of the houses have to be reached by the little boreens, or across the wet. bogs or rocky pathway. ' Irish 'is tl-e language usually ..."

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