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 for Irish
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Irish \I"rish\, a. [AS. [imac]risc, fr. [imac]ras the Irish. Cf.
     Aryan, Erse.]
     Of or pertaining to Ireland or to its inhabitants; produced
     in Ireland.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Irish elk. (Zool.) See under Elk.
  
     Irish moss.
     (a) (Bot.) Carrageen.
     (b) A preparation of the same made into a blanc mange.
  
     Irish poplin. See Poplin.
  
     Irish potato, the ordinary white potato, so called because
        it is a favorite article of food in Ireland.
  
     Irish reef, or Irishman's reef (Naut.), the head of a
        sail tied up.
  
     Irish stew, meat, potatoes, and onions, cut in small pieces
        and stewed.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Irish \I*rish"\, n. sing. & pl.
     1. pl. The natives or inhabitants of Ireland, esp. the Celtic
        natives or their descendants.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. The language of the Irish; also called Irish Gaelic or
        the Hiberno-Celtic.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]
  
     3. An old game resembling backgammon.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     get one's Irish up to become angry.
        [PJC] Irish American

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Irish
      adj 1: of or relating to or characteristic of Ireland or its
             people
      n 1: people of Ireland or of Irish extraction [syn: Irish,
           Irish people]
      2: whiskey made in Ireland chiefly from barley [syn: Irish,
         Irish whiskey, Irish whisky]
      3: the Celtic language of Ireland [syn: Irish, Irish Gaelic]

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