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 jelly sweet.
Derivation: Probably corruption of 'Jujubes' - lozenge of gelatin flavoured with edible berry-like drupe of certain plants, sold in chemists as a remedy for cough.
French or medieval Latin, possible origin Greek 'Zizuphon'. (Concise Oxford Dictionary)

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