noun Irish English.
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Example sentences from the Web for mavourneen
Lady Mavourneen, who tells a little story with great humor, described a scene in a crowded church in Paris.
The courtesy which Lady Mavourneen observed in the railway station and in the street was plain, but it was genuine.
"It's quite all right, mavourneen," he assured her mischievously.Kenny|Leona Dalrymple
Your father will be sorry you take it like that, mavourneen.The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes|Israel Zangwill
One is not surprised at their being addressed by such mellifluous epithets as Cushla machree, asthore, mavourneen!Romantic Ireland; volume 2/2|M.F and B. McM. Mansfield