Cork Slang, Like A Dictionary of Cork Slang
by Seán Beecher
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Introduction · Acknowledgements
CHAW, TO . . . OUT

Construct: Verb
Definition: To abuse verbally, to castigate.
Use: He chawed me out.
He castigated me.
Derivation: Possibly Old English to chew, to bite, hence to chaw out, to abuse. (Concise Oxford Dictionary)

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