Blarney: Flattering or wheedling talk; cajolery.
Deceptive or misleading talk; nonsense; hooey.
Example: A lot of blarney about why he was broke.
Blarney came to English in the mid-1700s from the name of the hamlet in Ireland, where a stone in Blarney Castle is said to impart skill in flattery to anyone who kisses it.
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