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  • proper n. A surname of Irish origin.

Etymologies

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Anglicised version of Irish carraig (rock)

Examples

  • Note 45: L.A. Clarkson, "Love, Labour and Life: Women in Carrick-on-Suir in the Late Eighteenth Century," Irish Economic and Social History 20 (1993): 18-34, particularly 19.

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  • Four young men were arrested in Carrick-on-Suir yesterday week, charged with illegal marching, and others with inciting the crowd to attempt a rescue.

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  • Sir Stephen was applied to by Lord Glensittart and Campbell of Broomie-law, to assist in building one, and I believe the Duke of Lanark has already subscribed, but they all thought Government ought to do something towards it, as Carrick is quite as populous as Logie; and there was a dispute about this; meanwhile we are without a church at all.

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  • And don't forget that Carrick is English, which makes a huge difference.

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  • Clarkson, L.A. "Love, Labour, and Life: Women in Carrick-on-Suir in the Late Eighteenth Century."

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  • Note 4: L.A. Clarkson, "Love, Labour, and Life: Women in Carrick-on-Suir in the Late Eighteenth Century," Irish Economic and Social History 20 (1993): 30.

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  • A G Carrick, which is named after the pseudonym used by the heir to the throne to display his watercolours, achieved an impressive combined turnover of £4.35 million over the past two years.

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  • For others, namely Carrick's draft class of 2010, this will be their first taste of pro life.

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  • To call Carrick a flop is being rather ridiculous.

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  • 1567, Mussel burg, a course in Scotland, oldest in the world, finished my 11 rounds and in a course called Carrick (ph) in a hole-in-one.

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