Definition of Planxty

1. n. An Irish or Welsh melody for the harp, sometimes of a mournful character.



Definition of Planxty

1. Noun. An Irish or Welsh melody for the harp, sometimes of a mournful character. ¹

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Definition of Planxty

1. an Irish dance tune [n PLANXTIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Planxty

planum occipitale
planum orbitale
planum popliteum
planum semilunatum
planum sphenoidale
planum sternale
planum subcostale
planum supracristale
planum temporale
planuria
planurias
planuries
planury
planxties
planxty (current term)
plap
plapped
plapper
plappered
plappering
plappers
plapping
plaps
plaque
plaque-forming unit
plaque and tartar cause
plaques
plaquet

Literary usage of Planxty

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1. The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: Including a Variety of by Oliver Goldsmith (1837)
"... Ogs,' ' planxty Maguire,' • Bryan Maguire,' ' O'More's Fair Daughter,' ' Mild Mable Kelly, • planxty Kelly,1 • Receipt for Drinking, or planxty Stafford ..."

2. Irish Minstrelsy, Or, Bardic Remains of Ireland: With English Poetical by Turlough Carolan (1831)
"... planxty STAFFORD.i BY THOMAS FURLONG. When in sickness or in sorrow I have chanc'd to be, My hopes my dear ..."

3. Real Life in Ireland: Or, The Day and Night Scenes, Rovings, Rambles and by Pierce Egan, Henry Thomas Alken, William Heath (1904)
"... for public good—A walk up the Canal— Out of town and still in it—Miseries of London—A King kicking alive—BRIAN BORU moralizing—A planxty to the memory ..."

4. The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: Including a Variety of by Oliver Goldsmith (1837)
"... Ogs,' ' planxty Maguire,' • Bryan Maguire,' ' O'More's Fair Daughter,' ' Mild Mable Kelly, • planxty Kelly,1 • Receipt for Drinking, or planxty Stafford ..."

5. Irish Minstrelsy, Or, Bardic Remains of Ireland: With English Poetical by Turlough Carolan (1831)
"... planxty STAFFORD.i BY THOMAS FURLONG. When in sickness or in sorrow I have chanc'd to be, My hopes my dear ..."

6. Real Life in Ireland: Or, The Day and Night Scenes, Rovings, Rambles and by Pierce Egan, Henry Thomas Alken, William Heath (1904)
"... for public good—A walk up the Canal— Out of town and still in it—Miseries of London—A King kicking alive—BRIAN BORU moralizing—A planxty to the memory ..."

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