Irishman

noun Irish·man \ ˈī-rish-mən \

Definition of Irishman

1 : a native or inhabitant of Ireland
2 : a person who is of Irish descent

First Known Use of irishman

before 12th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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  • : an Irish man


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