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Whiteboy

(ˈwaɪtbɔɪ)
n
(Historical Terms) Irish history a member of a secret society of violent agrarian protest, formed around 1760
[C18: adopted from the earlier use of the phrase as a term of endearment for a boy or man]
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During a carriage-ride, he survived a pistol ambush by the Whiteboys, a secret Irish army who defended tenant farmers faced with eviction by British troops.
In "Whiteboys,": Contact Zone, Pedagogy, Internalized Racism, and Composition at the University's Gateway,", Sophie Bell (2017) gives an intelligent and thought-provoking account of her reaction to students writing about their own understanding of race and what it means to be white and the other.
From Whiteboys to Peep O'Day boys, these rural protesters were concerned with issues of local importance.
male privilege and "run a hand through your hair like the whiteboys
Beginning with a discussion of early labour organization that gives peasants (not just artisans) their due--by regarding rural movements such as the Whiteboys as examples of popular mobilization and collective action--O'Connor charts the uneasy relationship between organized labour (legal since 1824) and Daniel O'Connell in the pre-Famine years, and then underscores the extent to which, in the post-Famine era, as republicanism and trades unions diverged, the unions displayed parallel organizational and strategic sophistication and decline (with some trades entering into a relationship with British Labour characterized by "dependency," rather than the pre-Famine features of "fraternity").
"wanksta-ass poet, them whiteboys made a ape outta," Kearney mocks himself in "The Cruel, Cruel City," "next week, I'll stand, damned hat--rather, manhood in hand/like a cover letter (...
Among those to appear are DJ Q, of BBC 1XTRA, British freestyle champion Jack Flash, DJs The Whiteboys and Ball-Z, the European Beat Boxing Champion.
He has directed his attention toward the Rightboys, Oakboys, Steelboys, Whiteboys (they just couldn't get away from those boy names), the Terry Alt movement as well as the social composition of faction fighting groups.
The theatre remained closed for two weeks before Grattan reopened it on 6 April with his drama Whiteboys, a play about the Irish Rebellion of 1798.
Run a hand through your hair like the whiteboys do even though the only thing that runs easily through your hair is Africa.
Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Paisley, Greenock and Coatbridge purveyed such robust entertainment as Peep o' Day or Savoureen Deelish, Dermot, the Son of Hibernia or The Girl of Balliemoyle, Whiteboys or The Lily of Leinster, Charles O'Malley or Love, Fun and Fighting, The Bleak Hills of Ireland, Handy Andy, The Irish Emigrant and Kathleen Mavourneen.