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Blackfoot (The)


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


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

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


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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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