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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 blar·ney /ˈblɑrni/
 奉承話(vt.)(vi.)諂媚,阿諛

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 blar·ney n.  Smooth, wheedling talk; flattery. [Colloq.]
 Blarney stone, a stone in Blarney castle, Ireland (built in 1446), said to make those who kiss it proficient in the use of blarney.
 Note: The origin of the stone is uncertain.  In order to kiss the Blarney stone, which is located in the side of the castle, one must be held upside-down by the feet and lowered into the proper position from an opening in an overhang in the parapet.  It is an experience eschewed by some tourists.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blar·ney, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blarneyed p. pr. & vb. n. Blarneying.] To influence by blarney; to wheedle with smooth talk; to make or accomplish by blarney. Blarneyed the landlord.”
    Had blarneyed his way from Long Island.   --S. G. Goodrich.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 blarney
      n : flattery designed to gain favor [syn: coaxing, soft soap,
           sweet talk]
      v : influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or
          flattering; "He palavered her into going along" [syn: wheedle,
           cajole, palaver, coax, sweet-talk, inveigle]