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

Construct: Verb and noun
Definition: Recognise or recognition (used in a negative context only).
Use: He didn't give him a reck or He didn't reck him.
He didn't recognise him.
Derivation: Teutonic, Old English 'Reccan' - to pay heed to. (Concise Oxford Dictionary). And note 'Reck' - to take heed of, care for, reward (Scotland, London, Yorkshire). (Wright).


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