Cork Slang, Like A Dictionary of Cork Slang
Originally by Seán Beecher
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DANTI-DAN

Construct: Exclamation
Definition: And exclamation used by young boys in imitation of the sound of horses' hoofs, usually used when coming out of cinemas after seeing cowboy films. It was accompanied by one hand striking the backside while the other hand was held in front of the body as if it were holding a set of reins. It was said in a sing-song repetitive manner - 'Danti-dan, danti-dan, danti-dan, etc.'
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Derivation: Unknown


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