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: A swagger, a distinctive gait (of a person).
Use: He has a right gatch on him.
He has a distinctive way of moving.
Derivation: Probably Irish 'G√°itse' - a showy gesture. (Dinneen)
and 'Gaatch' (aa long as in car) - an affected gesture or movement of limbs, body or face. (Joyce)
and note spelt 'Gache'. (Murphy)

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