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

Construct: Noun
Definition: A street game played by children.
Use: We'll have a game of pickey.
We'll play pickey.
Derivation: Unknown, but also known as 'Hop-scotch' and 'Beds' or 'Pickey-beds' (Dublin). For a description of the game see Brady. And 'Pickie' - the game of hop-scotch (Ireland). (Wright).


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