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

Construct: Noun
Definition: To succeed in attracting the favours of a girl.
Use: I scored at the dance.
I took a girl home from the dance.
Derivation: Unknown, but probably association of scoring and winning. And note 'Score' - a reckoning, to make a reckoning, so called from the custom of marking off 'runs' or 'lengths' in games but the score feet. (Brewer).


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