Cork Slang, Like A Dictionary of Cork Slang
Originally by Seán Beecher
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DOG, BLACK

Construct: Noun
Definition: An unpaid credit or slate.
Use: He left a black dog after him.
He left an unpaid bill (a slate) after him.
Derivation: Possibly 1705 counterfeit silver coin, hence 'Black Dog', and see ' Alomost all of them had a 'black dog' somehwere. (Murphy)


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