Cork Slang, Like A Dictionary of Cork Slang
by Seán Beecher
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Construct: Noun, Verb
Definition: To decieve, to joke, a fraud.
Use: You can't cod me. / I was only codding.
You can't fool me. / I was only joking.
Derivation: Irish 'Cadar√°il' - foolish prattling. (Dineen)
English - nonsense, hoax, parody, from 'cods-wallop' (origin unknown). (Concise Oxford Dictionary)
To chaff, hoax, play the fool. (Partridge)
Nore 'Codderauling' - idle gossip, prattle. (√ď h-√Čaluithe)
and see 'Who are you codding?'. (O'Mahony)

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