the plant family Iridaceae, characterized by herbaceous plants having bulbs, corms, or rhizomes, sword-shaped grasslike leaves, and usually showy flowers, and including the blackberry lily, crocus, freesia, gladiolus, and iris.
noun, British. 1. a paved ford.
noun 1. a paradoxical statement that appears at first to make sense. Example: He’s the kind of guy who looks you right in the eye as he stabs you in the back. noun 1. a ludicrously illogical statement See also bull2
noun 1. a mixture of hot coffee and Irish whiskey, sweetened and topped with whipped cream. noun 1. hot coffee mixed with Irish whiskey and topped with double cream
- Irish confetti
noun phrase Bricks, stones, blocks thrown in an altercation (1935+)