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 Black-foot.Black Friars. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Blackfoot (The).
 
One of the many Irish factions which disturbed the peace in the first half of the nineteenth century.   1
       
“And the Blackfoot, who courted each foeman’s approach,
Faith! ’tis hot-foot [speedily] he’d fly from the stout Father Roach.”
       
Lover.
 


 Black-foot.Black Friars. 

 
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