Blar"ney (?), n. [Blarney, a village and castle near Cork.]

Smooth, wheedling talk; flattery.


Blarney stone, a stone in Blarney castle, Ireland, said to make those who kiss it proficient in the use of blarney.


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Blar"ney, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blarneyed (#); p. pr. & vb. n. Blarneying.]

To influence by blarney; to wheedle with smooth talk; to make or accomplish by blarney.

"Blarneyed the landlord."


Had blarneyed his way from Long Island. S. G. Goodrich.


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