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

Construct: Noun
Definition: When a coin tossed during a game of Feck lodged on its edge in the ground and remains on edge, it is called a 'Cocker' i.e. it does not indecate decisively either 'head' or 'harp' (or tails) and the coin must be tossed again.
Derivation: Unknown, but note 'used to tilt of various things, e.g. a hat'. (Wright)

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