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American Wake

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"American Wake" is a 2004 drama/romance film written by Maureen Foley and Billy Smith and directed by Maureen Foley.

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Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Alcohol (2014)

Social, Cultural, and Historical Perspectives by Scott C. Martin

The modern American wake is a somber affair, with people wearing black or other dark clothing unless the deceased or survivors specify otherwise. The tobacco and snuff are out of fashion now, but they remain in use ceremonially at wakes.

Google previewCeltic Music: A Complete Guide

The American wake is a variation of waking. It symbolized death, for in all likelihood it was assumed that the nineteenth- century emigrant would never return. To loved ones and friends back home, departing was equivalent to death. There was ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Hiberno-English (2006)

The Irish Use of English by Terence Patrick Dolan

" 'American wake', a meeting of friends with ...

Google previewThe New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2015)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

7, 1982 American Wake. noun. a farewell party for those emigrating to America in the late C19 and early C20 IRELAND They used to have parties in the old ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Names of Plants (1884)

Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller

American Wake - Robin, Edder-wort, Green ...

Google previewThe New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English: A-I (2006)

by Eric Partridge

7, 1982 American Wake noun a farewell party for those emigrating to America in the late C19 and early C20 Ireland • They used to have parties in the old days when anyone would go to America, which was so far away the parties were called ...

Google previewStudents' Edition of a Standard Dictionary of the English Language (1915)

Designed to Give the Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning, and Etymology of Over 61,000 Words and Phrases in the Speech and Literature of the English-speaking Peoples, with Synonyms and Antonyms ... 1,225 Pictorial Illustrations

A An American Wake, robin (Trillium ersctum). 1/4 a ridge. especially on the surface of cloth. 8. Noel.

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