brogue :

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  • n  a thick and heavy shoe

  • My father had a brogue.
  • One speaks with a Southern lilt, one has a Boston brogue, one a patrician richness, one a Western twang.
  • In an accent betraying a hint of an Irish brogue, she says the Poles and the Irish have a lot in common.
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  • Dan Coleman in New York Times
    (He was married three times.) "He would come in and tell us, in his beautiful brogue, charming, hilarious stories about how he tried to play off of the maternal instincts of the women he'd meet - making reference to how much laundry he had that...
  • Brian Aherne in
    I went into the pub here in Dublin after work yesterday evening to find a load of lads watching the cricket - guy in a thick Dublin brogue goes, 'Once Vaughan goes past fifty he usually goes on to get a big hundred,'says Brian Aherne (any...

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