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a countryman, an 'a comrade, ye murtherin' villains, like a _boneen_ in a butcher's shop! '
M. or N. "Similia similibus curantur."
"'A boneen, sir, 'says I.' Isn't he a fine crayture?
Charles O'Malley — Volume 2
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sionnach commented on the word boneen
This needs a 'v' sound in there somewhere; e.g. 'bonveen'.
December 4, 2008
chained_bear commented on the word boneen
October 17, 2008