Cork Slang, Like A Dictionary of Cork Slang
Originally by Seán Beecher
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CAWHAKE (1)

Construct: Noun
Definition: Ill-luck.
Use: Someone put the cawhake on that job.
Someone put a jinx on that job.
Derivation: Possibly Irish 'Cáech' - blighted, marred, spoiled. (Meyer)


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