Cork Slang, Like A Dictionary of Cork Slang
Originally by Seán Beecher
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KICK (1)

Construct: Noun
Definition: Sixpence.
Use: I have two and a kick.
I have two shillings and sixpence (half-a-crown).
Derivation: 17th sentury coin of sixpence value. (Partridge)
And Anglo-Saxon 'Cicle' - a bit. (Brewer)
In Jamaica, a 'Bit' equals sixpence.


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