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fi

fi  n.— «After his plane’s wing clipped another’s, Doc Searls kept his sanity during the hours of interminable delay by digging into his kit bag for widgets that give him wireless connectivity. And best of all, he got some “free...

Taig

Taig n. In Northern Ireland, a Protestant epithet for a Roman Catholic. Formerly, any Irishman. Also Teague. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

Taig

Taig  n.— «If guns are made for shooting, then skulls are made to crack. You’ve never seen a better Taig than with a bullet in his back.» —“In Belfast, Joblessness And a Poisonous Mood” by Bernard Wienraub New York...

Taig

Taig  n.— «They love to mock each other with grim, hate-ridden slogans like “Don’t be vague, kill a Taig (Catholic).”» —“On Belfast’s Walls, Hatred Rules OK” by Paul Majendie Sydney Morning...

witches knickers

witches knickers  n.pl.— «A woman told them that in Ireland bags in trees are called witches’ knickers.» —“Writer branches out to snagging bags” by T. Feran Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio) May 2, 2004...

Taig

Taig  n.— «In Northern Ireland during the 1980s the paramilitaries engaged in tit-for-tat shootings, these days the guns are largely silent but these self-imposed community representatives are engaged in tit-for-tat culture-making, and...