Eventually Congress learned the NSA was also snooping on U.S. citizens through programs code named Minaret and shamrock.
A fellow-countryman of mine designed a shamrock in blue lobelia.
Yes, here is the shamrock—the rose, the ever blowing rose—and the thistle.
I got a post as typist in a city office and I drifted to shamrock House.
Then he puts the shamrock along with the rose—How would that do?
The name "shamrock" is an old Irish word, written "seamragg," and means a little "trefoil."
Also introduced the brogue and the shamrock into the Emerald Isle.
Then he said nothing—but just put the rose and shamrock into my hand.
They are connected with the palisading by rose, shamrock and thistle.
The shamrock's Erin's badge by law,Where'er her sons be found.
1570s, from Irish seamrog, diminutive of seamar "clover." Cf. Gaelic seamrag "trefoil."