- (in rugby union) another term for up-and-under
C20: named after Garryowen RFC, Ireland
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Examples from the Web for garryowen
The wild music of “Garryowen” set the horses frantic—and the men, too.Special Messenger
Robert W. Chambers
She was in her mood of Planxty Kelly and Garryowen all the way.Diana of the Crossways, Complete
I'd be as easy from that hour as if I never crossed your threshold at Garryowen!
As I continued to look, the band marched into the middle of the square, and struck up, "Garryowen."Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 1 (of 2)
Suddenly from my concealment I saw the gateway of his house open, and the major sally forth on Garryowen.