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1) Achill. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Achill, (ak´il) (KEY) [Irish,=eagle], island, 56 sq mi (145 sq km), Co. Mayo, W Republic of Ireland; the largest island of Ireland. It is connected with the mainland...

2) Achill. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A mountainous and barren island off the northwest coast of Ireland. At its western end is Achill Head....

3) Achillea. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...carpenter s wort, because it was supposed to heal wounds made by carpenters tools. Called Achill a from Achill s, who was taught the uses and virtues of plants by...

4) Impar Congressus Achilli. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...No match for Achill s; the combatants were not equally matched. Said of Troilus. (Virgil: Aen id, i. 475.) 1...

5) Invulnerability. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...the possessor invulnerable. (Odoricus in Hakluyt.) 1 A dip in the river Styx rendered Achill s invulnerable. (Greek fable.) 2 Med a rendered Jason, with whom she...

6) Mayo. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...W Republic of Ireland. The county seat is Castlebar. The western portion, including large Achill island, is mountainous; the eastern part is more level. There are...

7) 133. Ways of War by Lionel Johnson. Colum, Padraic. 1922. Anthology of Irish Verse
...bears The trump of battle on its race. From Dursey Isle to Donegal, From Howth to Achill, the glad noise 10 Rings: and the airs of glory fall, Or victory crowns their...

8) Sea Deities. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...of Oceanos, and daughter of Uranus and Terra. 17 Thetis, a daughter of Nereus and mother of Achill s. 18 Triton, son of Poseidon (3 syl.). 19 The Naiads or Nai des...

9) Ireland. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...the west coast are numerous small islands, including the Aran Islands, the Blasket Islands, Achill, and Clare Island. The interior is dotted with lakes (the most...

10) Act Three. Synge, J.M. 1911. The Playboy of the Western World
...QUIN. He s raving now; but we ll fit them on him, and I ll take him, in the ferry, to the Achill boat. 204 CHRISTY (struggling feebly). Leave me go, will you? when...

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