Meaning of IRISH in English

IRISH

[Irish] n [ME, fr. (assumed) OE Irisc, fr. Iras Irishmen, of Celt origin; akin to OIr Eriu Ireland] (13c) 1 pl in constr: natives or inhabitants of Ireland or their descendants esp. when of Celtic speech or culture

2. a: the Celtic language of Ireland esp. as used since the later medieval period b: English spoken by the Irish

3: irish whiskey -- Irish adj

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