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n. A traditional Irish dish made from mashed potatoes and kale, with scallions, butter, salt and pepper added.


Colcannon is a traditional Irish dish mainly consisting of mashed potatoes with kale or cabbage. It is also the name of a song about the dish.

Usage examples of "colcannon".

Wanda Colcannon lived on West Eighteenth Street between Ninth and Tenth Avenues.

There was a bell alongside, and a blue plastic strip with the name Colcannon embossed on it beneath the bell.

If it was a recent acquisition, Colcannon may not even have insured it yet.

I want to be known as the man who got a hot ten grand for the Colcannon V-Nickel?

However long it took Abel to sell the nickel and whatever price we ultimately received for it, the Colcannon burglary was over and we were clear of it.

The loot was out of our hands, all but a rather anonymous minor Chagall litho which, given the chaos in the Colcannon carriage house, might never even get reported.

A woman, blond, wearing an evening gown, half sat against a wall in what looked to be the Colcannon living room.

Herbert Franklin Colcannon would be positioned on the other side of it, where he could see me while I could not see him.

There was a brief and uninformative item about Abel, nothing about the Colcannon burglary.

I found more cash, more stamps, more coins, and a fair amount of jewelry, including the watch and earrings from the Colcannon burglary.

Neighborhood he lives in, every third person on the street is a snitch, and the Colcannon job was close to home.

At that very moment he was supposed to be on the phone, and perhaps he was, because ten minutes later the gate swung open and Herbert Franklin Colcannon emerged from it.

I gave a progress report and established that Colcannon had not called since Carolyn sent him to Madison and Seventy-ninth.

Jessica had known where to put him because Herbert Franklin Colcannon had obligingly worn a carnation in his lapel.

It was Colcannon who spoke, and he managed to surprise me, not to mention the rest of the crowd.