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  • adv. In an Irish way; in a manner characteristic of the Irish people.


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Irish +‎ -ly


  • Thus dispassionately, and Irishly, he viewed them.

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  • I sat in his kitchen while he prattled Irishly and made tea.

    Flashman and the angel of the lord

  • It is only just eight o'clock in the morning, and we have already, in honor of the occasion, beautiful flowers enough to make a hay cock (Irishly speaking).

    Further Records, 1848-1883: A Series of Letters

  • Finally, and somewhat Irishly as it was the first game of the round on Friday night, Nigel Clough's return to the City Ground earned Derby a replay after a 1-1 draw.

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  • I opened the front door of our house (which is Irishly right beside the so-called 'back' door) to a blinding flash that sent me reeling back into the house, dazzled and clutching my eyes.

    Irish Blogs

  • but I wasn't listening; I was staring at the waves, all green and gooey, all pommes frites, ruinous, insolent, half fractal, sawing like insolvency, Swedishly benevolent and Irishly violent, in whose reflection I saw deciduous shellfish nibbling a fragrant net; fit minnows winnowing a wave; sunfish at worship, contagiously religious.

    Staring at Waves

  • They were Irishly decimated, losing about nine-tenths of their men. [

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 72, October, 1863

  • He speaks rather Irishly, but he's a good actor. "

    The Cricket


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