Cork Slang, Like A Dictionary of Cork Slang
Originally by Seán Beecher
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Construct: Noun, Verb
Definition: A blow, to strike.
Use: I gave him a dalk.
I struck him with my fist.
Derivation: Possibly Irish 'Dealg' - a thorn, hence a prick, a blow. (Dinneen)
Also see 'Dailc' as in 'Dhealc fhir sea ť = fear ana-lŠidir, ana gharbh' - a very strong man, a very rough mna. (” Briain)
'Dawk' - to drive a sharp instrument into anything; a sharp pick, dig or stab. (Wright)

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