Cork Slang, Like
A Dictionary of Cork Slang
by Seán Beecher
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A blow, to strike.
I gave him a dalk.
I struck him with my fist.
Possibly Irish 'Dealg' - a thorn, hence a prick, a blow.
Also see 'Dailc' as in 'Dhealc fhir sea √© = fear ana-l√°idir, ana gharbh' - a very strong man, a very rough mna.
'Dawk' - to drive a sharp instrument into anything; a sharp pick, dig or stab.
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