Plunket Plun"ket, n. A kind of blue color; also, anciently, a kind of cloth, generally blue. [1913 Webster]

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  • Plunket — (spr. Plonkett), William Conyngham, Baron P., geb. 1765 in der irischen Grafschaft Fermanagh, war seit 1787 Sachwalter in Dublin u. wurde 1797 ins irische Parlament gewählt, wo er gegen die parlamentarische Union mit England opponirte; 1803 wurde …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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  • Plunket, Saint Oliver — born 1629, Loughcrew, County Meath, Ire. died July 1, 1681, London, Eng.; canonized 1975; feast day July 11 Irish prelate, the last man to suffer martyrdom for the Catholic faith in England. He was ordained in Rome, where he taught theology and… …   Universalium

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