Hibernianism

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hibernianism An idiom or mode of speech peculiar to the Irish.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Hibernianism Same as Hibernicism.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Hibernianism an Irish idiom or peculiarity
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. Hibernia, Ireland.

Usage

In literature:

That's the only way a question can be answered in our Hibernian kind of an existence.
"The Book of the Damned" by Charles Fort
There have been impassioned addresses before the Hibernian Society and the Saint Peter's Young Men's Irish Catholic Benevolent Association.
"Saint Patrick" by Heman White Chaplin
But this only served to set the Hibernian's froth in motion.
"Sinks of London Laid Open" by Unknown
Every adjunct of the place was strictly Hibernian.
"Campaigns of a Non-Combatant," by George Alfred Townsend
Is not this a figure frequently employed in Hibernian land?
"The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. in Nine Volumes" by Samuel Johnson
Across from the chapel the Hibernian fire company was stationed.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 7, 1922" by Various
It sounds a little Hibernian to say so, I know; but I still retain the expression.
"Mystic London:" by Charles Maurice Davies
You are a Hibernian, and therefore impetuous.
"Three Hats" by Alfred Debrun
It also favours Lhuyd's hypothesis rather than the Hibernian.
"The Ethnology of the British Islands" by Robert Gordon Latham
They do not argue as Gil Blas and his Hibernians did with heat and temper, ending in blows.
"Logic, Inductive and Deductive" by William Minto
Hibernian Rifles, 100 Men, Capt.
"The Crime of the Century" by Henry M. Hunt
The latter was between me and the Hibernian, and, as he stood facing his accuser, I could as yet see only his back.
"The Guerilla Chief" by Mayne Reid
No fellow need be in debt if he pays up, you Hibernian idiot!
"The Streets of Ascalon" by Robert W. Chambers
He had received his Hibernian patronymic from his first friend, a wild Irishman on the diggings where he was born.
"The Childerbridge Mystery" by Guy Boothby
May I have your permission to introduce this Hibernian fashion into the settlements of Texas?
"The Headless Horseman" by Mayne Reid
He departed to exercise his sovereignty in France at St. Germain, where he touched some Hibernians.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 9 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
More than one; for Father Rogier, though French, can drink like a born Hibernian.
"Gwen Wynn" by Mayne Reid
The next witness was clearly of Hibernian descent, for he at once took the entire committee and audience into his confidence.
"The Woman Who Vowed" by Ellison Harding
He is a typical Hibernian.
"Life in a Railway Factory" by Alfred Williams
I have an idea that the Hibernian Iseult must have been a tartar, though Matthew Arnold glosses over her peccadilloes so pleasantly.
"Mount Royal, Volume 1 of 3" by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
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In poetry:

But lo! fresh streaming from the Hibernian height
Her own red torrent wild-eyed faction pours;
While, 'mid her falling ranks, ignobly great,
Loud vengeance raves, and desperation scours.
"Address To Albion" by Thomas Gent

In news:

Children's House By The Sea Receives $500 In Gift Cards From The Ladies Ancient Order Of Hibernians.
Hibernian goes top with defeat of Dundee United.
Edinburgh, Scotland – Hibernian claimed a 2-1 win over Dundee United at Easter Road on Sunday to move to the top of the Scottish Premier League table.
Niall Hanley, owner of Solas and the Hibernian Irish pubs in Glenwood South and in Cary, is planning to open three more establishments in Raleigh over the next six months.
A remodeling will then take place on the building in preparation for Hibernian 's planned opening this winter.
Hibernian Pubs are located in the Glenwood South area of Raleigh, as well as on Kildaire Farm Road in Cary.
The Doylestown Rugby Football Club men's team soundly defeated Hibernians RFC on Saturday, 73-7.
'No women' rule applies to Mayor Jackson for Hibernian 's 200th anniversary banquet.
The Hibernians didn't extend an invitation in 1992 to the city's first female mayor, Susan Weiner.
Jackson anticipated the problem and asked the Hibernians to invite Johnson in her place.
This weekend Mad River Theater Works of Ohio comes to the Roxbury Center for the Arts at Hibernian Hall with a pair of one-afternoon-only shows about African-American cultural heritage.
Ladies Ancient Order Of Hibernians Present Scholarships.
The Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians recently presented two $1,000 s READ.
Williamsburg Regional Library, Ancient Order of Hibernians.
PHOTO ILLUSTRATION/DONALD R SERFASS A group of Tamaqua men apparently organized Hibernian Hook & Ladder Co.
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