Cork Slang, Like A Dictionary of Cork Slang
Originally by Seán Beecher
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BAND-HOUSE PLAYER

Construct: Noun
Definition: Bad card player.
Use:
Derivation: Old men played cards, usually Don in the Old Band House in the Mardyke (opposite College entrance). The stake was one farthing a corner. The standard of play was bad - hence "A band-house player".


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