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wild Irishman

noun
1.
(NZ) another name for matagouri
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  • Mr. Driver; but we intend to know something about your "wild irishman!"

    Little Folks Various
  • There were no end to the ways and devices of a wild irishman of Andy's sort.

    Light O' The Morning L. T. Meade
  • "Now, you wild irishman, slide her home if you can," Stan rasped.

    A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F. Rutherford G. Montgomery
  • The paddle-wheels revolve; we quit the harbour of Holyhead, and lose sight of the "wild irishman."

    Little Folks Various
  • George still imagined that she kept her passionate love intact for the wild irishman.

    Light O' The Morning L. T. Meade
  • They called him the 'wild irishman' when he first came over, he was so fiery and impetuous.

    In League with Israel

    Annie F. Johnston
  • "You've nothing to worry over, you wild irishman," said Snorky, who felt a certain presumption in this lesson.

    Skippy Bedelle Owen Johnson

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