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

Construct: Verb
Definition: To hold on to the tailboard of a moving vehicle.
Use: He was lagging behind the lorry but fell off and was hurt.
He was holding onto the tailboard of the lorry but fell off and was hurt.
Derivation: Uknown, but note English 'Lag' - to fall behind, hence stay behind. (Concise Oxford Dictionary)
But note 'Scut the whip' (Dublin). (Eilis Brady)


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