[ muh-kree, muh-khree ]
/ məˈkri, məˈxri /
noun Irish English.
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Origin of machree
First recorded in 1820–30, machree is from Irish mo chroidhe literally, “my heart”
Words nearby machree
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Example sentences from the Web for machree
Avick machree, machree, many a long look—out we will have for it.Fardorougha, The Miser|William Carleton
British Dictionary definitions for machree
/ (məˈkriː) /
(postpositive) Irish my dearmother machree
Word Origin for machree
from Irish mo croidhe
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