blarney stone


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

blarney stone

whoever kisses the stone “will never want for words.” [Irish Folklore: Leach, 147]
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
It's as though they've all kissed the Blarney Stone. So we decided we'd better do it, too.
Kissing the Blarney Stone has worked?" The scene was shot at Blarney Castle, Co Cork, and Sooty really did kiss the famous stone.
Price, in her tongue-in-cheek new publication, blasts the Blarney Stone because of its access issues, but is even more disgusted by the "trace bits of spit left behind with every pucker".
They say some Irishmen have kissed the Blarney Stone, but those are the quiet ones - the real chatterboxes have kissed the Wyer Stone.
Outspoken chat show queen Vanessa Feltz bent over backwards to kiss the famous Blarney Stone in the hope it would give her the gift of the gab.
Power are quoting odds for what Homer will do when he first visits the Blarney Stone.
IRELAND'S famous Blarney Stone, renowned for giving those who kiss it the gift of the gab, may in fact be nothing but Blarney.
Kissing the Blarney Stone, which is set in the castle ramparts, is said to give you "the eloquence of Irish talk" - gift of the gab.
KISSING Ireland's famous Blarney Stone may not give you the gift of the gab as legend says - because it may be the wrong one.
10 LECONNEMARA and THE BLARNEY STONE An Irish tourist cannot visit Bordeaux without stumbling into a Irish pub.
The down-to-earth Derbyshire, Notts and England seamer has kissed the Blarney Stone in a big way.
And after being inundated with requests the Blarney Stone could be Jim's next miniature project.