Cork Slang, Like A Dictionary of Cork Slang
Originally by Seán Beecher
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GRIG

Construct: Verb
Definition: To tempt, to tantalise (in relation to children).
For instance, offering sweets but withdrawing them as the child reaches for them.
Use: Don't be grigging the child.
Don't be tantalising the child.
Derivation: From Irish 'Griogadh'. 'Na bí ag déanamh griogtha ar an leanbh leis - Don't ne tempting (grigging) the child with it.' (Dinneen)


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