Cork Slang, Like A Dictionary of Cork Slang
by Seán Beecher
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Construct: Noun
Definition: A trickster, a disreputable individual (usually with refernce to tinkers).
Use: Don't trust him, he's a knacker.
Don't trust him, he's a trickster.
Derivation: Note Irish 'Bitheamhnach' - a thief, a rascal. (Dinneen)
Note 'Shelta' - naker, a tinker. (MacAllister)

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