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Blackfoot

(The ). One of the many Irish factions which disturbed the peace in the first half of the nineteenth century.

And the Blackfoot, who courted each foeman's approach,
Faith! `tis hot-foot [speedily ] he'd fly from the stout
Father Roach.

Lover.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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