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

Construct: Noun, Verb
Definition: A coward, to jib.
Use: There was never a jibber in our family.
There was never a coward in our family.
Derivation: 'Jibber' - refuse to proceed in some action, hence to show cowardice (19th century, origin unknown). (Concise Oxford Dictionary)
Probably 19th century English verb 'Jib' - to shirk. (Partridge)


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