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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- An Irish melody for the harp written in triplets and slower than the jig.

Usage examples (3)
  • And there she was right enough, that lovely sight enough, the girleen bawn asthore, as for days galore, of planxty Gregory.
  • When summoned by the host's whistle, he came to the door lilting a planxty merrily, -- but when he re-entered the stable, the melody ceased, and his countenance became...
  • There’s puff for ye, begor, and planxty of it, all abound me breadth! for more
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