Meaning of IRISH in English

IRISH

noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English *Īrisc, from Īras ~men, of Celtic origin; akin to Old ~ Ériu Ireland Date: 13th century natives or inhabitants of Ireland or their descendants especially when of Celtic speech or culture, 2. the Celtic language of Ireland especially as used since the later medieval period, English spoken by the ~, ~ whiskey , ~ adjective

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