Cork Slang, Like A Dictionary of Cork Slang
Originally by Seán Beecher
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Construct: Noun
Definition: A blow.
Use: I gave him a lace.
I struck him.
Derivation: Irish 'Léasaim' - I beat violently, whip, lacerate. (Dinneen)
and cf. English 'Lace' - to whip. (Ó h-Éaluithe)
and 'Lace' - to thrash, to flog (obscure). (Partridge)

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