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

Construct: Noun
Definition: A blow.
Use: I gave him a lash in the kisser.
I struck him in the face.
Derivation: Irish 'Lais' - a lash. (Dinneen)
"Béarlagar na saer - lash a hand". (MacAlister)
'Lash' - strike violently. Possibly Low German origin. (Concise Oxford Dictionary)


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