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
JOULTER

Construct: Exclamation
Definition: A form of nickname (used only in a derogatory fashion when calling a person).
Use: Hey, joulter!
Hey, you!
Derivation: Difficult, but note Irish 'Seoltair' - a jolter or jobber. Seoltóir éisc - a fish jobber. (Dinneen)
Irish 'Seot√≥ir' - a drover and 'Seolt√≥ir b√≥' - a cattle-drover. (√ď Domhnaill)
And 'Jolter-head' - a stupid person, a blockhead, an idiot (many English counties). (Wright)


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