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: Verb
Definition: To defeat, to surpass, to overcome.
Use: Cork licked Tipperary into a fit.
Cork defeated Tipperary easily.
Derivation: Posibly 19th English. Lick and also lick into fits. (Partridge)
and note 'Lick' - a blow, a stroke, a cut with a sword. (Wright)

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