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Blayney’s Bloodhounds

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The old 89th Foot; so called because of their unerring certainty, and untiring perseverance in hunting down the Irish rebels in 1798, when the corps was commanded by Lord Blaney.

This regiment is now called “the Second Battalion of the Princess Victoria’s Irish Fusiliers.” The first battalion is the old 87th Foot.

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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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Blanket
Blanketeers
Blare
Blarney
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Blasphemous Balfour
Blast
Blast
Blatant Beast (The)
Blayney’s Bloodhounds
Blaze
Blaze (To)
Blazer (A)
Blazon [Blazonry]
Blé
Blear-eyed (The)
Bleed
Bleeding of a Dead Body (The)
Blefuscu
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