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Blarney stone


Blarney \Blar"ney\ (bl[aum]r"n[y^]), n. [Blarney, a village and castle near Cork.] Smooth, wheedling talk; flattery. [Colloq.]

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

Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.