The weather in itself would have been sufficient to dispose of the Fenian insurgents.
A few months back the Fenian trouble could have been settled in one week.
The Fenian societies and the Clan-na-Gael had long been hampered in practical action by the purity of their principles.
Since the Fenian scheme went to pieces, the rats have left their holes.
The Fenian poetry to which the Dean has attached the names of the authors, is now all given.
The Fenian raid on New Brunswick proved to be a complete fiasco.
I was on the terrace that night when your brother told you he was Donogan—the famous Fenian Donogan.
Were these, then, the people who earned the hoarded hate of the Fenian?
In the centre lies the audacious offspring of the Fenian rebellion.
Yates got a pass, written by the Fenian general, so that we should not be troubled again.
1816, blend of Old Irish feinne, plural of fiann, name of a band of Irish warriors + Old Irish Fene, name of the ancient inhabitants of Ireland. Reference to Irish-American brotherhood of that name first attested 1864.