Definition of Irish pound

1. Noun. Formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence.

Exact synonyms: Irish Punt, Pound, Punt
Terms within: Penny
Generic synonyms: Irish Monetary Unit



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Irish Pound

Irish flute
Irish flutes
Irish gorse
Irish hobbies
Irish hobby
Irish joke
Irish jokes
Irish monetary unit
Irish moss
Irish moss gelatin
Irish pennant
Irish pennants
Irish people
Irish person
Irish potato
Irish pound (current term)
Irish punt
Irish setter
Irish soda bread
Irish stew
Irish strawberry
Irish terrier
Irish twin
Irish twins
Irish water spaniel
Irish waterfall
Irish whiskey
Irish whisky
Irish wolfhound
Irishism

Literary usage of Irish pound

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on the Law of Damages: Embracing an Elementary Exposition of the by Jabez Gridley Sutherland (1893)
"In the cases referred to it appears that the difference between the Irish pound sterling and the English pound sterling was such that twelve English pounds ..."

2. The Economic History of Ireland from the Union to the Famine by George Augustine Thomas O'Brien (1921)
"In normal times, owing to the differences between the English and the Irish pound, exchange between London and Dublin ..."

3. Revolution in Measurement: Western European Weights and Measures Since the by Ronald Edward Zupko (1990)
"... hundredweight of ll2 pounds each, but variations ranged from 2000 to 2400 pounds See Irish hundredweight none none none See Irish pound none none none ..."

4. The Belfast Magazine and Literary Journal (1825)
"An Irish pound note, of those at present in circulation, or 24 tenpenny tokens, will be reckoned about 18s. 5£d. sterling, after the change in currency ..."

5. Ireland by Martin Gostelow (2001)
"In 1979, the historic step was taken to break the link with the pound sterling, creating the Irish pound or punt. The Northern Question Meanwhile, ..."

6. A Treatise on the Law of Damages: Embracing an Elementary Exposition of the by Jabez Gridley Sutherland (1893)
"In the cases referred to it appears that the difference between the Irish pound sterling and the English pound sterling was such that twelve English pounds ..."

7. The Economic History of Ireland from the Union to the Famine by George Augustine Thomas O'Brien (1921)
"In normal times, owing to the differences between the English and the Irish pound, exchange between London and Dublin ..."

8. Revolution in Measurement: Western European Weights and Measures Since the by Ronald Edward Zupko (1990)
"... hundredweight of ll2 pounds each, but variations ranged from 2000 to 2400 pounds See Irish hundredweight none none none See Irish pound none none none ..."

9. The Belfast Magazine and Literary Journal (1825)
"An Irish pound note, of those at present in circulation, or 24 tenpenny tokens, will be reckoned about 18s. 5£d. sterling, after the change in currency ..."

10. Ireland by Martin Gostelow (2001)
"In 1979, the historic step was taken to break the link with the pound sterling, creating the Irish pound or punt. The Northern Question Meanwhile, ..."

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