limerick limerick  /ˈlɪ mə rɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) port city in southwestern Ireland
  2. (n) a humorous verse form of 5 anapestic lines with a rhyme scheme aabba

Usage(s):

  1. But the limerick was developed and popularized by Edward Lear 80 or 90 years ago.
  2. Re the limerick written by Knox.
  3. A man telling an obscene limerick is not just a man trying to amuse his friends.

News

  1. Cause of New Limerick fatal explosion undetermined

    NEW LIMERICK, Maine (AP) - The Maine Fire Marshal's office says it's unlikely that the cause of an explosion and fire that killed a New Limerick man will be determined.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: WCSH 6 Portland

  2. New Limerick man killed by shed explosion

    Posted June 19, 2013, at 8:30 p.m. Last modified June 19, 2013, at 9:02 p.m. NEW LIMERICK, Maine — A 79-year-old man was killed Wednesday afternoon after there was an explosion in a shed in his yard on Country Club Drive.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Bangor Daily News

  3. Limerick threatens legal action, contractor returns to repair roads

    LIMERICK - Following the decision of the township's Board of Supervisors to pursue legal action against a New Jersey pavement company, it appears the contractor returned to repair deficiencies in the roads sealed last year. Roads in several areas of the township started peeling a few months after the oil and chip road surfacing was finished by the Dosch King Company out of Whippany, N.J ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Mercury

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Quotes

  1. "The boys are very excited about this game and are looking to build on the performance against Ireland A in Limerick last Wednesday," Turinui said. "It's a special occasion for me personally, having the opportunity to captain the team, but...
    on Nov 20, 2006 By: Morgan Turinui Source: The Age

  2. All Blacks coach Graham Henry said: "The Munster match will be a special occasion for the team, and the guys are really looking forward to visiting Limerick. The team also knows that it will be a hard, physical match against the European club...
    on Nov 16, 2008 By: Graham Henry Source: BBC Sport

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