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
IRE (2)

Construct: Noun
Definition: Windgall, chafing on legs.
Use: The poor child has ire on his legs.
The poor child's legs are chafed. / He suffers from windgall.
Derivation: Irish 'Oighear' meaning friction, windgall.
"T√° oighear ar mo chois - my leg is chafed." (Dinneen)


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