Cork Slang, Like A Dictionary of Cork Slang
Originally by Seán Beecher
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STRAWK-HAWL

Construct: Verb
Definition: To fish illegally with line and three hooks. Puck.
Use:
Derivation: Unknown, but probably a corruption of 'Stroke-haul'. And note "The 'stroke-all' of fishing was known as a 'straw-call' to older Corkonians". (Ó-hÉaluithe). And 'Strokehaul'. (Murphy).


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