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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Blayney’s Bloodhounds.
 
The old 89th Foot; so called because of their unerring certainty, and untiring perseverance in hunting down the Irish rebels in 1798, when the corps was commanded by Lord Blaney.   1
   This regiment is now called “the Second Battalion of the Princess Victoria’s Irish Fusiliers.” The first battalion is the old 87th Foot.   2
 


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