Irish NOUN (also Irish Gaelic) the Celtic language of Ireland.
ADJECTIVE 1) relating to Ireland or Irish. 2) offensive illogical or apparently so.
DERIVATIVES Irishman noun Irishness noun Irishwoman noun.
ORIGIN Old English.

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