donnybrook

[ don-ee-broo k ]SEE DEFINITION OF donnybrook
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We say nothing of the difference between May Fair and Donnybrook.

And get it settled who's in command of this Donnybrook, while we're at it, Conn thought.

We went out to Donnybrook and I brought her into a field there.

Their chief delight is to get into a regular Donnybrook fight.

Where has the pugilistic hilarity of the Irish scope as at Donnybrook Fair?

Donnybrook is the most respectable and aristocratic of all the suburbs of Dublin.

Donnybrook, formerly a village, Ireland, now a suburb of Dublin.

Well, this is going to beat any Donnybrook Fair you lads ever saw.

Flourishing their Donnybrook shillelahs, they looked like an irruption of barbarians.

After that we took a house at Donnybrook, the well-known suburb of Dublin.

WORD ORIGIN

1852, from Donnybrook Fair, proverbial for carousing and brawling, held in County Dublin until 1855.

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