Ulster-custom

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Ulster-custom the form of tenant-right long customary in Ulster, and legalised by statute in 1870 and 1881 (see Tenant-right)
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Usage

In literature:

After a while, the Huguenots of Ulster adopted not only the language, but the customs and habits of the Dutch.
"Continental Monthly, Vol. I., No. IV., April, 1862" by Various
The Customs tariff is an Irish question, not an Ulster question.
"The Framework of Home Rule" by Erskine Childers
The Ulster custom has done for Ulster, industrial as well as agricultural, more than is generally perceived.
"Irish Books and Irish People" by Stephen Gwynn
The city hall, the custom house, the Ulster Bank, and Linen Hall are all noble structures.
"Foot-prints of Travel" by Maturin M. Ballou
To the Ulster custom, as it was called, Ulster was indebted for exceptional prosperity.
"Irish History and the Irish Question" by Goldwin Smith
Is this the "Ulster Custom" one's heard so much about?
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 93., October 22, 1887" by Various
A popular account of the Ulster custom will be found in my 'Letters on the Land Question of Ireland,' pp.
"Present Irish Questions" by William O'Connor Morris
By the Irish Land Act 1881 the Ulster custom of tenant-right and other analogous customs were legalized.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 5" by Various
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