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Knocknagow

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Oft-cited fictional Irish village created by Charles J. Kickham (1828–82) in Knocknagow; or, The Homes of Tipperary (1873); a site of sentimental and farcial, quasi-Dickensian occurrences.

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Knocknagow

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Oft-cited fictional Irish village created by Charles J. Kickham (1828–82) in Knocknagow; or, The Homes of Tipperary (1873); a site of sentimental and farcial, quasi-Dickensian occurrences.

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Knocknagow

James MacKillop.

in A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 28 words.

Oft-cited fictional Irish village created by Charles J. Kickham (1828–82) in Knocknagow; or, The Homes of Tipperary (

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<i>Knocknagow, or the Homes of Tipperary</i>

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 67 words.

A sentimental romance of 19th-century Irish life by Charles Kickham, published in 1879. It is strongly Nationalistic, disinclined

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Knocknagow, <i>or the Homes of Tipperary</i>

Robert Welch.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 79 words.

(1879), a nationalist novel by Charles Kickham which shows how a rotten land system was rendering all classes

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Charles Joseph Kickham

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1828–82),

poet, novelist, and patriot: b. and lives in Mullinahone; buried in Mullinahone; commemorated at Tipperary. Knocknagow 1879.

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Mat(t) the Thresher

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 41 words.

A character in Charles Kickham's novel Knocknagow, or the Homes of Tipperary . He has become something of a

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sore <i>adj.</i>

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 95 words.

1 (Irish) as an intensifier, complete, utter.

1879 C.J. Kickham Knocknagow 573: If he does not come home

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half a note <i>n.</i>

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 171 words.

ten shillings, a ten-shilling note.

1879 C.J. Kickham Knocknagow 40: The doctor had lighted upon a page where sundry sums

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caroline <i>n.</i>

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 87 words.

a style of tall hat.

1879 C.J. Kickham Knocknagow 155: He took off his hat and swung it downwards to

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notion <i>n.</i> (<i>Irish</i>)

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 234 words.

amorous inclinations; usu. as have a notion of v., to be sexually attracted by.

1879 C.J. Kickham Knocknagow 487: She

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