Definition of Irish person

1. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Ireland.

Exact synonyms: Irelander
Group relationships: Emerald Isle, Hibernia, Ireland
Generic synonyms: European
Specialized synonyms: Irishman, Irishwoman, Dubliner
Derivative terms: Ireland, Ireland

Lexicographical Neighbors of Irish Person

Irish confetti
Irish cream
Irish flute
Irish flutes
Irish gorse
Irish hobbies
Irish hobby
Irish joke
Irish jokes
Irish monetary unit
Irish moss
Irish moss gelatin
Irish pennant
Irish pennants
Irish people
Irish person (current term)
Irish potato
Irish pound
Irish punt
Irish setter
Irish soda bread
Irish stew
Irish strawberry
Irish terrier
Irish twin
Irish twins
Irish water spaniel
Irish waterfall
Irish whiskey
Irish whisky

Literary usage of Irish person

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Stolen Waters: A Page in the Conquest of Ulster by Timothy Michael Healy (1913)
"... their heirs and assigns shall at any time hereafter marry to or with any mere Irish or Scottish-Irish person without like licence and assent of our said ..."

2. Annals of the Irish Harpers by Charlotte Milligan Fox (1912)
"... Irish air played properly by a person who did not hear it played or sung by an Irish person, or by one like you taught in that manner.i J. MACDONNELL. ..."

3. A Short History of the Irish People by Alexander George Richey (1887)
"to summon at the law any Irish person, in any sort of action whatsoever. But every Irishman, whether he be clerk or layman, the prelates alone excepted, ..."

4. Calendar of the Carew Manuscripts: Preserved in the Archi-episcopal Library by John Sherren Brewer, George Carew Totnes (1867)
"... or kinsfolk, within the fourth degree, or any of them, to or with any Irish person or persons of Irish blood, which be not the King's true subjects, ..."

5. A Primer of the History of the Holy Catholic Church in Ireland ...: To the by Robert King (1851)
"... to summon at the law, any Irish person, in any "°"1"^i*>"! sort of action whatsoever. But every Irishman, whe- pirated in ther he be clerk or layman, ..."

6. Stolen Waters: A Page in the Conquest of Ulster by Timothy Michael Healy (1913)
"... their heirs and assigns shall at any time hereafter marry to or with any mere Irish or Scottish-Irish person without like licence and assent of our said ..."

7. Annals of the Irish Harpers by Charlotte Milligan Fox (1912)
"... Irish air played properly by a person who did not hear it played or sung by an Irish person, or by one like you taught in that manner.i J. MACDONNELL. ..."

8. A Short History of the Irish People by Alexander George Richey (1887)
"to summon at the law any Irish person, in any sort of action whatsoever. But every Irishman, whether he be clerk or layman, the prelates alone excepted, ..."

9. Calendar of the Carew Manuscripts: Preserved in the Archi-episcopal Library by John Sherren Brewer, George Carew Totnes (1867)
"... or kinsfolk, within the fourth degree, or any of them, to or with any Irish person or persons of Irish blood, which be not the King's true subjects, ..."

10. A Primer of the History of the Holy Catholic Church in Ireland ...: To the by Robert King (1851)
"... to summon at the law, any Irish person, in any "°"1"^i*>"! sort of action whatsoever. But every Irishman, whe- pirated in ther he be clerk or layman, ..."

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