Blarney Stone

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Blarney Stone a stone in a castle in Ireland that is said to impart skill in flattery to anyone who kisses it
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Blarney stone a stone in Blarney castle, Ireland (built in 1446), said to make those who kiss it proficient in the use of blarney.
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Usage

In literature:

As for the Blarney stone, his previous actions toward it must have been pronounced.
"The Voice of the City" by O. Henry
The moon's rays have kissed the Blarney-stone, Harry.
"The Booming of Acre Hill" by John Kendrick Bangs
That's where the Blarney Stone is?
"Story of Chester Lawrence" by Nephi Anderson
Is it a blarney stone or a lump of gold that Mike has found?
"The Gold Hunter's Adventures" by William H. Thomes
When you stooped down to kiss the stone at Blarney Castle, you lost your balance and fell in the well.
"The Pride of Palomar" by Peter B. Kyne
Blarney is a ritual; as much of a ritual as kissing the Blarney Stone.
"George Bernard Shaw" by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Jack, indeed, was an apt disciple of the Blarney Stone, and could pay compliments with any man in Ireland.
"Pixie O'Shaughnessy" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
If anybody wanted money, he kissed the Blarney Stone and applied to Pete.
"The Manxman A Novel - 1895" by Hall Caine
In Ireland, she had kissed the Blarney stone and picked shamrock in the ruins.
"The Bill-Toppers" by Andre Castaigne
LITTLE NORAH AND THE BLARNEY STONE.
"Stories and Legends of Travel and History, for Children" by Grace Greenwood
For they had much more sense, though they had never kissed the Blarney Stone, which makes one talk good Irish.
"The Book of Saints and Friendly Beasts" by Abbie Farwell Brown
BLARNEY STONE, The, 65.
"Ireland as It Is" by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
THE BLARNEY STONE for November-December is dedicated to its contributors and wholly given over to their work.
"Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922" by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
Opposite the mission, at the edge of the curving beach, a large, flat-topped rock lies at the side of the way, called the Blarney Stone.
"The Story of Sitka" by C. L. Andrews
The "Blarney Stone," the kissing of which is said to confer this faculty, is pointed out within the castle.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
The name of this stone is the "blarney" stone.
"Alaska" by Ella Higginson
We had kissed the Blarney Stone!
"The Charm of Ireland" by Burton Egbert Stevenson
Of course it was Blarney Castle, which is near Cork, and famous for its Blarney Stone.
"From the Lakes of Killarney to the Golden Horn" by Henry M. Field
In Ireland you would kiss the Blarney Stone and eat stew.
"Mitz and Fritz of Germany" by Madeline Brandeis
Blarney Castle is noted for the famous Blarney Stone.
"Shaun O'Day of Ireland" by Madeline Brandeis
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In news:

Outdoor dining at Ledge, Ashmont Grill and Blarney Stone.
The Blarney Stone, 1909 Third Ave, 448-8439, DOWNTOWN.
The Blarney Stone Irish Pub.
The Blarney Stone, Casey Moore's Oyster House.
Blarney Stone Pub goes to the dogs for SPCA fundraiser.
On Saturday November 24th from 6pm until 11pm at the Blarney Stone in Dorchester, the Stockbridge family will host its annual Christopher's Blue Dogs Autism Fundraiser.
Outdoor dining at Ledge, Ashmont Grill and Blarney Stone .
Judges visit the Blarney Stone on Tipperary Hill.
Blarney Stone Readers on syracuse.com voted for their top 5 burger joints in the area.
The Blarney Stone , 1909 Third Ave, 448-8439, DOWNTOWN.
Kissin' the Blarney Stone .
Cannerelli / The Post-Standard The Blarney Stone is one of the eight finalists in the Best of Chicken Wing Showdown.
The Blarney Stone , Casey Moore's Oyster House.
When a 49-year-old woman was running along Blarney Stone Drive near Omega Court in Burke, police said.
NORWICH – Tonight at the Blarney Stone Pub, local band Panhandle will be celebrating the release of their latest album with a show at 9 pm The band's album, titled "Backhills," was recorded in the Greene area last fall.
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