Definition of Mavourneen

1. Noun. darling, sweetheart ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mavourneen

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mavourneen

mauvines
mauvins
mauvish
maven
mavenhood
mavens
maverick
mavericks
mavie
mavies
mavin
mavins
mavis
mavis skate
mavises
mavourneen (current term)
mavourneens
mavournin
mavournins
mavrodaphne
mavrodaphnes
mavrone
maw
maw-gut
maw-worm
maw-worms
maw worm
maw worms
mawashi
mawbound

Literary usage of Mavourneen

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

1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1898)
"KATHLEEN mavourneen KATHLEEN mavourneen! the gray dawn is breaking, The horn of the hunter is heard on the hill; The lark from her light wing the bright dew ..."

2. Irish Literature by Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Douglas Hyde, Charles Welsh, Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche (1904)
"THE biographical details respecting the author of ' Kathleen mavourneen' and ... Kathleen mavourneen! the gray dawn is breaking, The horn of the hunter is ..."

3. The Golden Treasury of Irish Songs and Lyrics by Charles Welsh (1907)
"KATHLEEN mavourneen The horn of the hunter is heard on the hill; The lark from her light wing the bright dew is KATHLEEN mavourneen ! the gray dawn is ..."

4. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"Parker, Louis Napoleon, 1852- mavourneen. See mavourneen (drama) Parker, Lulu G. City reviews its youth. Am City 15:137-9 Ag '16 Parker, Robert Allerton ..."

5. Poetry of the People: Comprising Poems Illustrative of the History and by Charles Mills Gayley, Martin Charles Flaherty (1903)
"... Francis Mahony Kathleen mavourneen! the gray dawn is breaking, ... light wing the bright dew is shaking — Kathleen mavourneen! what, slumbering still? ..."

6. Stories of Famous Songs by Shafto Justin Adair Fitz-Gerald (1901)
"It is fitting that the words of " Kathleen mavourneen" should appear here: ' Kathleen mavourneen ! the gray dawn is breaking, The horn of the hunter is ..."

7. Western Lyrics by Anna Louise Hildebrand (1872)
"... grander homes, and newer loves have we, But the old home and the old love are shrined in memory, mavourneen, mavourneen, mavourneen machree. ..."

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