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

Construct: Exclamation
Definition: A form of nickname (used only in a derogatory fashion when calling a person).
Use: Hey, joulter!
Hey, you!
Derivation: Difficult, but note Irish 'Seoltair' - a jolter or jobber. Seoltóir éisc - a fish jobber. (Dinneen)
Irish 'Seotóir' - a drover and 'Seoltóir bó' - a cattle-drover. (Ó Domhnaill)
And 'Jolter-head' - a stupid person, a blockhead, an idiot (many English counties). (Wright)


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