Origin of Fenian
Examples from the Web for fenian
Historical Examples of fenian
Of course you have heard of the great Fenian raid, which really is to come off.
Yates got a pass, written by the Fenian general, so that we should not be troubled again.In the Midst of Alarms
I would rather not name the Fenian leaders I knew, and the reason is this.
The Fenian conception was high-souled, and had some romance about it.
Possibly at the moment, the vulgar Fenian seemed the finer fellow.Lord Kilgobbin
Word Origin for Fenian
1816, blend of Old Irish feinne, plural of fiann, name of a band of Irish warriors + Old Irish Fene, name of the ancient inhabitants of Ireland. Reference to Irish-American brotherhood of that name first attested 1864.