noun Irish English.
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It was the voice of some one singing “Mavourneen,” that sweet Irish melody which has charmed and will always charm thousands.The Launch Boys' Adventures in Northern Waters|Edward S. Ellis
Ay, Paddy, mavourneen; I'll be bail they didn't skit and laugh the way some people would be doin'.The Fairy Mythology|Thomas Keightley
You see, it was one hard summer afore I was married to Ellish—mavourneen, that you wor, asthore!
Mavourneen will be having kittens next month, and May cats are so lucky.The Early Life and Adventures of Sylvia Scarlett|Compton Mackenzie
Ay, but you're not promisin', Bobby mavourneen; you're not promisin' all the time.