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Belfast Confetti

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  • 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.

Etymologies

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

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