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

Construct: Noun
Definition: A blow of a fist.
Use: He got a lowry into the puss.
He was struck with the fist in the face.
Derivation: Possibly Irish 'Ladhar' - a handful. (Dinneen)
'Ladhar' - "LŠn mo ladhar - a fistful". (” Briain)
'Lober' (Lobra), 'Shelta' - to hit, to strike. (MacAlister)


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