/ (ˌɡærɪˈəʊɪn) /
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(in rugby union) another term for up-and-under
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Word Origin for garryowen
C20: named after Garryowen RFC, Ireland
Words nearby garryowen
garrote, garrotte, garrulity, garrulous, garrya, garryowen, garter, garter belt, garter snake, garter stitch, garth
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How to use garryowen in a sentence
Old Garryowen started growling again at Bloom that was skeezing round the door.Ulysses|James Joyce
Billy jogged off, leading Garryowen, and Jim watched them half wistfully for a minute before turning to the car.
And Garryowen's been groomed till he turns pale at the sight of a brush, Great horse he's made, Mr. Jim.
I'd be as easy from that hour as if I never crossed your threshold at Garryowen!
Suddenly from my concealment I saw the gateway of his house open, and the major sally forth on Garryowen.