Cork Slang, Like A Dictionary of Cork Slang
by Seán Beecher
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Definition: Quarrelling, finding fault with.
Use: He's always knawshawling.
He's always quarrelling.
Derivation: Irish 'Cnáimhseáil' - act of complaining, grumbling. (Dinneen)
And see 'Knauvshauling' - grumbling, Irish 'Cnámh' - a bone, the jaw-bone. (Joyce)

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