noun, Nautical Slang: Sometimes Offensive.
an unwhipped rope end.
any strand or rope end left hanging untidily.
The end of a rope, sheet, etc, carelessly left loose or trailing off a boat or ship: Always loose ends. You know what they call them in the Navy? Irish pennants
[1883+ Nautical; the form Irish pendant is found by 1840]
noun 1. (def 1). noun 1. (mainly US) another name for the potato
- Irish republic
noun 1. See Ireland (sense 2)
noun 1. an underground Irish nationalist organization founded to work for Irish independence from Great Britain: declared illegal by the Irish government in 1936, but continues activity aimed at the unification of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Abbreviation: IRA, I.R.A. noun 1. a militant organization of Irish nationalists founded with the aim of […]
noun 1. a part of the Atlantic between Ireland and England. noun 1. an arm of the North Atlantic Ocean between Great Britain and Ireland