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Sun-burst

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The fanciful name given by the ancient Irish to their national banner.

At once, like a sun-burst, her banner unfurled.”


Thomas Moore: Irish Melodies, No. 6.

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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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Sultana
Summa Diligentia
Summer
Summer King (The)
Summons
Summum Bonum
Sumpter Horse or Mule
Sumptuary Laws
Sun
Sun (The)
Sun-burst
Sun Inn
Sun and Moon Falling
Sun in one’s Eyes (To have the)
Sun of Righteousness
Sunday
Sunday Saint
Sundays
Sundew
Sunflower (The)
Sunna or Sonna