Irish bull

noun

: an incongruous statement (such as "it was hereditary in his family to have no children")

Word History

First Known Use

1734, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Irish bull was in 1734

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“Irish bull.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Irish%20bull. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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