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
DIG (1)

Construct: Noun
Definition: A taunt.
Use: I see you had an old dig at him.
I see you were taunting him.
Derivation: Unknown, but note 'Díg altas' and 'Díg laid' - vengeance, avenge. (Meyer)
Possibly figurative use of 'to dig' as 'to poke' (a person in the ribs).

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