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Blackfoot (The)

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One of the many Irish factions which disturbed the peace in the first half of the nineteenth century.

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“And the Blackfoot, who courted each foeman’s approach,

Faith! ʹtis hot-foot [speedily] heʹd fly from the stout Father Roach.”


Lover.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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