Irish confetti

noun

Definition of Irish confetti

dated slang
: a rock or brick used as a missile

First Known Use of Irish confetti

1908, in the meaning defined above

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“Irish confetti.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Irish%20confetti. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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