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Belfast Confetti


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. screws, bolts, and metal shop scrap used by Protestant rioters, in particular workers at the Harland and Wolff shipyards, as missiles against their Catholic neighbors.


Slang, dating from the late 1800s. Much later made the title of a poem by Ciaran Carson. (Wiktionary)


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