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Irish Wedding

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When a person has a black eye we sometimes say to him, “You have been to an Irish wedding, I see,” because the Irish are more famous for giving their guests on these occasions black eyes than white favours.

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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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Ipso Facto
Ipswich
Iram
Iran
Ireland
Irena
Iris
Irish Agitator
Irish Apricots
Irish Stew
Irish Wedding
Iron
Iron
Iron Age
Iron-arm
Iron Duke (The)
Iron-hand or the Iron-hander
Iron Horse (The)
Iron Mask
Iron-tooth [Dent de Fer]
Iron Crown of Lombardy