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derogatory slang for "Irishman," 1856, from nickname of common Irish name Michael (q.v.).
Easy: Russian 27A is a mick course
An easy course; gut course, pipe course: I heard that Astro 3 is a mick
[1980s+ Students; fr Mickey Mouse]
[1856+; fr the nickname of the common Irish name Michael]