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

Construct: Noun
Definition: A lot of money.
Use: She had a good stocking.
She has a lot of money.
Derivation: Note Old English 'A store of money'. (Partridge). N.B. Dealers on Coal Quay invariably kept paper money inside their stockings, hence 'stocking'.


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