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Irony

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A dissembling. (Greek, eĭron, a dissembler, eironeia.)

“So grave a body upon so solemn an occasion should not deal in irony, or explain their meaning by contraries.”—Swift.

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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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Ironclad (An)
Ironclad Oath (The)
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