Blarney : Definition

Blarney

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Pronunciation : Blar"ney
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Blarney, a village and castle near Cork.]
Definition : Defn: Smooth, wheedling talk; flattery. [Colloq.] Blarney stone, a stone in Blarney castle, Ireland, said to make those who kiss it proficient in the use of blarney.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Blar"ney
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To influence by blarney; to wheedle with smooth talk; to make or accomplish by blarney. "Blarneyed the landlord." Irving. Had blarneyed his way from Long Island. S. G. Goodrich.

t. [imp. & p. p. Blarneyed; p. pr. & vb. n. Blarneying.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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