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

Construct: Noun
Definition: A drink (of alcohol).
Use: Have a jorum!
Have a drink.
Derivation: 'Jorum' - large drinking bowl, perhaps from jorum. (Concise Oxford Dictionary)
'Shelta' - yorum, milk, hence a drink. (MacAlister)
'Jorum' - a drinking bowl (a large wine jar). (Partridge)


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